[Ns-developers] Random Variables API changes

Gustavo Carneiro gjcarneiro at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 08:23:54 PST 2009


2009/1/21 Raj Bhattacharjea <raj.b at gatech.edu>

> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 3:47 AM, Mathieu Lacage
> <mathieu.lacage at sophia.inria.fr> wrote:
> > To summarize:
> >  - the GetSingleValue implementation from ns-3-dev must go. period.
> >  - the cost of providing a new GetSingleValue implementation is
> > non-trivial and I would much rather see resources spent on polishing
> > raj's tree than doing this. Are we going to merge in 4 months ?
> >  - users of GetSingleValue can be converted fairly easily: just create
> > a static variable of your own if you must
>
> I am in agreement; I was providing an alternative that might have made
> Gustavo happy, but I hope that everyone is convinced by your argument
> against these kind of static APIs.


I must clarify I never objected the API change per se.  I was only objecting
the API change without understanding and documenting the reason behind the
API change and how to migrate old code.

-- 
Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro
INESC Porto, Telecommunications and Multimedia Unit
"The universe is always one step beyond logic." -- Frank Herbert


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