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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [math] RandomData/RandomDataImpl
Date Mon, 21 Mar 2011 14:14:37 GMT
On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 2:19 PM, Luc Maisonobe <Luc.Maisonobe@free.fr> wrote:
> Le 20/03/2011 19:28, Phil Steitz a écrit :
>> 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?
>
> I also think the RandomDataImpl layer adds too much complexity for users.
> +1 to merge it in RandomData.
>

I don't follow [math] that closely, but the above isn't what I read
from Phil's original mail.  :/

Matt

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