Joseph Rushton Wakeling:

Forgive me if I'm missing something obvious, but as it stands I don't see how the R250/521 algorithm you pointed me to can be strongly pure.

Sorry, the R250/521 idea and the strongly pure idea are unrelated to each other.


but wouldn't that be a memory allocation nightmare?

For the strongly pure random generator we should choose a generator with a small internal state (let's say less than 5 CPU words, they get passed by immutable value).

Bye,
bearophile

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