Library_submissions and Call for Maintainers

Carter Schonwald carter.schonwald at
Sun Mar 1 16:23:56 UTC 2015

I'd enjoy that I think! btw, ErikD pointed out an interesting family of
RNGs yesterday (though any new major version revisions of
random should have a much more substantial test suite we need to run before
doing a release, but thats a discussion for another time : ) )

On Sun, Mar 1, 2015 at 7:29 AM, Dominic Steinitz <dominic at>

> Edward Kmett <ekmett <at>> writes:
> >  Emboldened by this success, we have a few other packages with which
> > we'd like to do the same: * random  We've had some truly excellent
> > work done over the last couple of years on how to deal with
> > "splitting" a random number generator in a cryptographically sound
> > manner. I spent some time cleaning up a few outstanding issues for
> > this package personally over the summer, but have not had nearly
> > enough time to devote to the issue of how to integrate the outcome
> > of the recent research on splitting, while simultaneously caring
> > about performance and soundness.
> I'd like to throw my hat in the ring and become a co-maintainer
> also. I use random numbers a lot for various Monte Carlo simulations.
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