I'll right, guirandom it is. Will include it in the next SVN update.
The generators likely won't couple. In fact I suspect the vast
majority of people
won't even know about the existence of the second one unless they've
read the manual. :-)
On Aug 22, 2011, at 12:31 PM, glen e. p. ropella wrote:
> My only worry is that the two generators may couple and make the
> shorter. As long as they remain separate (no model code uses the
> guirandom and no gui code uses the model random), it seems OK.
> Sean Luke wrote circa 11-08-20 02:31 PM:
>> 1. The random number generator is presently called "guirandom". I
>> call it "random", which would be consistent with state.random, but
>> worried it'd confuse people. Should I not be worried? Or can anyone
>> think of a better name? These variable names last forever.
> I think it's useful to use a different name and "guirandom" is nice.
>> 2. The generator is created at GUIState construction time and is
>> recreated thereafter (unless you want to do so yourself). I think
>> that's the proper strategy.
> FWIW, I like that. The guirandom lives as long as the gui lives.
> glen e. p. ropella, 971-222-9095, http://tempusdictum.com