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This subsection is based on the specification of SRFI-27 written by Sebastian Egner.

This SRFI provides access to a (pseudo) random number generator; for
Guile’s built-in random number facilities, which SRFI-27 is implemented
upon, See Random. With SRFI-27, random numbers are obtained from a
*random source*, which encapsulates a random number generation
algorithm and its state.

• SRFI-27 Default Random Source: | Obtaining random numbers | |

• SRFI-27 Random Sources: | Creating and manipulating random sources | |

• SRFI-27 Random Number Generators: | Obtaining random number generators |