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From "Gilles (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (MATH-1307) Create a base class for all RNGs
Date Sun, 27 Dec 2015 22:44:49 GMT

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Gilles updated MATH-1307:
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    Attachment:     (was: BaseAbstractRandomGenerator.java)

> Create a base class for all RNGs
> --------------------------------
>
>                 Key: MATH-1307
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MATH-1307
>             Project: Commons Math
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Gilles
>            Assignee: Gilles
>            Priority: Minor
>              Labels: api, inheritance
>             Fix For: 4.0
>
>
> I proposed to create a base class which the existing abstract classes {{AbstractRandomGenerator}}
and {{BitsStreamGenerator}} will extend.
> This would allow to define {{nextBytes(byte[])}} at the base class level.
> The code for that method is almost identical in the two hierarchies: they only differ
in a call to either {{nextInt()}} or {{next(32)}} respectively; the latter is however the
same as the former, in disguise, and is not subject to change given the type of return value.
> As a corollary, the new base class can be the unique place where to add utilities such
as the one proposed in MATH-1306.



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