[riot-notifications] [RIOT] add mersene twister (#168)

LudwigOrtmann notifications at github.com
Wed Aug 21 23:27:28 CEST 2013

I didn't study any of the implementations and just wanted to know. If you say the tiny variant is not readable than that's more or less the answer I to my question :-)

As for the 16 bit architectures:
I was hoping someone with a better understanding could answer that. But if it turns out not to be 16 bit safe that should be documented or guarded.

Christian Mehlis <notifications at github.com> schrieb:
>what's your point on a less that 100 lines of code implementation? the
>tiny variant has 90 lines, and is not easy to understand.
>the `mersene twister` is 32 bit by design. I don't have any testing
>hardware with 16 bit and I'm not sure about the safeness. But I don't
>see the point in not integrating this code because of not working on 16
>bit...it's a 32 bit based algorithm...and it's in `sys`, so it's
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