[armedbear-devel] SBCL->ABCL migration questions

Mark Evenson evenson at panix.com
Sun Aug 25 22:55:30 UTC 2013

On 8/26/13 12:18 AM, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> Hi Rich,
> On Aug 25, 2013 11:51 PM, "Rich Morin" <rdm at cfcl.com
> <mailto:rdm at cfcl.com>> wrote:
>  >
>  > I'm involved with a project that uses Steel Bank Common Lisp (SBCL).
>  > I'm interested in the possibility of moving it to ABCL, in order to take
>  > advantage of interoperability with some other JVM languages (eg,
>  > Clojure, JRuby, Jython).
>  >
>  > FYI, the project software currently uses several requires:
>   (require :MT19937) ; Mersenne Twister random number generator
> No idea about this one. Never heard about problems with it, but I expect
> that to be because noone tried it yet.


MT19937 works fine, but could use better statistics-based tests to show 
that the resulting distribution of random numbers is indeed 
statistically random for your purposes.


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