class SplittableRandom

Aleksey Shipilev aleksey.shipilev at
Thu Jul 11 12:23:49 UTC 2013

(I've been distracted by other high priority stuff, and only starting to
explore SR, sorry for dumb questions below)

On 07/11/2013 04:16 PM, Doug Lea wrote:
> (I've been contemplating re-exploring alternatives in TLR,
> but the options are more limited because it is a subclass
> of Random. Which made sense at the time I did it, but ...)

What exactly limits us to adopt the PRNG from SR into TLR, thus gaining
the same good statistical properties? Does extending Random actually
forces us to match the PRNG j.u.Random has? It does not seem likely if
we don't control the seed for TLR anyway.


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