[Haskell-cafe] Hangman game

Derek Elkins derek.a.elkins at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 18:32:41 EST 2008

On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 02:24 +0200, Yitzchak Gale wrote:
> I wrote:
> >> That said, looking around briefly, I came up with this paper
> >> by L'Ecuyer et al that does seem to describe a decent
> >> random generator with properties of split worked out:
> Derek Elkins wrote:
> > According to the documentation
> > That -is- what we have.
> No, we have a much older algorithm of L'Ecuyer. It has
> a much smaller period - 2e18 vs. 3e51. Much less was
> known about testing generator randomness at that time.

Yeah, my fault.

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