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Subject: Re: [boost] [xint] Third release is ready, requesting preliminary review
From: Chad Nelson (chad.thecomfychair_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-02 13:57:39

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On 05/02/2010 01:36 PM, Scott McMurray wrote:

>> It *would* simplify things greatly for me. I'm just concerned that
>> it might make things more difficult for someone who just wants to
>> use the library for a quick one-off test. My goal is, as much as
>> possible, to stay out of the way of the person using the library --
>> for that, having a default "good enough" random generator is pretty
>> much a necessity.
> How about, then, you just provide a
> boost::xint::default_random_generator type (or typedef)? Users can
> then create a global instance for their simple testing needs. In my
> experience I usually end up wrapping the generator for the specific
> use anyways, so the code difference is tiny.

Sorry, but I'm confused. How would that be different from what the
library is doing now?
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