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- Subject: Re: new PRNG's
- From: Albert Chan <albertmcchan@...>
- Date: Mon, 7 May 2018 09:46:47 -0400
> What is present today in the latest release of Lua is 'rand'/'random',
> not xorshift128plus. xorshift128plus went only into a working version.
> If we see the base case as 'rand'/'random', which is what Lua
> programmers have now, I guess we agree that it is a good idea to
> change. If we are going to change, and there are competing options 1 and
> 2 where 2 is slightly better than 1, why to change to 1?
> -- Roberto
As noted on the first post of this thread, Xorshift128+ had been
REMOVED from Vigna's site (i.e. NOT recommended anymore)
So, option 1 is off the table.