[Rd] Kinderman-Ramage (PR#2846)

p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Sat Apr 26 19:06:57 MEST 2003

Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> writes:

>     PD> How about this: Keep the old generator, but call it
>     PD> "K-R-bug" or so.  Fix the real K-R. Make K-R-bug the
>     PD> version set by RNGversion. One or more of the methods to
>     PD> set it will generate warnings.
> This proposal sounds good to my ears.  Since we haven't heard
> other comments -- this should go into R-patched, right?
> {and who from R-core does it?}

I intend to, but not just now. The consequences of not being prepared
for my course on Tuesday are worse than leaving a buggy K-R generator
in 1.7.0 for a while (especially since it is no longer the default)...

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