reproducibility of GMP random functions vs limb size and GMP version
dmharvey at cims.nyu.edu
Wed Sep 15 17:19:42 CEST 2010
On Sep 15, 2010, at 11:15 AM, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:
> There is a general principle behind GMP: Functions' semantics do not
> depend on the underlying hardware (unless explicitly documented).
True, but most functions in GMP compute things that are determined
mathematically (e.g. the product of two integers). This is not so
clear for the random number generating functions. I don't think it
would hurt to add a brief sentence on this.
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