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From Ole Ersoy <ole.er...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [math] RandomData/RandomDataImpl
Date Mon, 21 Mar 2011 18:36:07 GMT
Phil,

I like the concrete class idea as well.

Cheers,
- Ole

On 03/20/2011 01:28 PM, Phil Steitz wrote:
> Quite a few methods have been added to RandomDataImpl that are not
> in RandomData.  The methods were added to the impl class only to
> preserve backward compatibility in versions 1 and 2.  In 3.0, we now
> have the choice to add the methods to the interface or even dispense
> with the interface altogether.  Personally, I am leaning in the
> direction to just make RandomData a concrete class and move the
> implementations in RandomDataImpl into that class.  Early on, we
> thought that RandomData might be a relatively small but useful
> interface.  What I think now is that the more valuable
> interface/implementation separation is at the lower level of random
> generators, which is enabled in RandomDataImpl.
>
> What do others think about this?
>
> Phil
>
>
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