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- Subject: Re: new PRNG's
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Tue, 8 May 2018 12:49:47 -0300
> On Пн 07.05.18 20:19, Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
> >What is present today in the latest release of Lua is 'rand'/'random',
> >not xorshift128plus.
> What about LuaJIT's PRNG? Having the same PRNG would be good for
> "LuaJIT uses a Tausworthe PRNG with period 2^223 to implement
> math.random() and math.randomseed()."
I am no expert about PRNG, but according to some experts (the guys
who created xoroshiro, xorshift, etc.), "Our main 64-bit proposal for
an all-purpose, rock-solid generator is xoshiro256**". Moreover, it has a
quite simple implementation. What would be the "credentials" for
Do you have the code for this generator? Does it generate 64-bit numbers?
Is it easy to implement it even if the compiler does not support 64-bit