[tex-live] [XeTeX] Random number primitives

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Sun Nov 13 17:28:10 CET 2016

On 13/11/2016 15:49, Karljürgen Feuerherm wrote:
> Well… does it have to be either/or, anyhow? Taking Apostolos’ last point, why not have a switch?
> It makes sense to allow for cross-platform compatibility, but there’s no reason to think that *nobody* would appreciate an improved algorithm….
> K

I'm not *against* an improved approach, but the work needed for 'a new
implementation in pdfTeX, LuaTeX, XeTeX, ...' is greater than 'add
more-or-less the current implementation from pdfTeX and LuaTeX to XeTeX,


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