Random sort demonstration

Jacques Hausser jacques.hausser at unil.ch
Thu May 23 04:05:16 CDT 2013


Yes shuffle is better - a penchant for gambling instead of a taste of eggs ;-)

Jacques

Le 23 mai 2013 à 10:24, Dick Kriesel <dick.kriesel at mail.com> a écrit :

> 
> On May 23, 2013, at 12:41 AM, Jacques Hausser <jacques.hausser at unil.ch> wrote:
> 
>> and something like
>> 
>> "scramble lines of myVar", instead of "sort lines of myVar random(xxx)". Could be a command using the same function behind the scene, with the max integer as parameter to avoid prevalence of "the first" in the case of repetitions. And it is semantically clearer than "sort random".
> 
> 
> Good idea, Jacques.  How about this?
> 
> command shuffle @rLines
>    sort rLines by random( 4294967295 ) -- note:  2^32-1
> end shuffle
> 
> -- Dick
> 
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