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On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 4:31 PM, Mike Pall <> wrote:
> Don't forget about the Tausworthe generators. They can provide
> long periods with a small amount of state space:
> I was thinking about using them for the random number generator in
> LJ2. Since this needs to generate 52 bits for doubles (using the
> mask and subtract 1.0 trick) and since LJ2 needs 64 bit ints
> anyway, I've considered using one of these two:

I hope you also keep the possibility to use the standard random number
generation. I appreciate the fact that programs running using JIT get
100% similar results compared to non-JIT programs.