Comments for randgun2.lif

Pseudorandom number generator with p120 logic
A glider stream is emitted representing a pseudorandom binary
sequence satisfying the recursion  a[n] = a[n-1] XOR a[n-11].
(By spreading out the pattern, the 11 can be changed.)  The
sequence has period 1533, so the gun has period 120*1533 = 183960.
Dean Hickerson,  3/21/92

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