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Re: A series of random number and others

by blokhead (Monsignor)
on Oct 09, 2008 at 01:02 UTC ( #716110=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to A series of random number and others

I just posted a simple method to Randomly select N lines from a file, on the fly, as a snippet since I wasn't able to find it anywhere else here on the site. Perhaps I just missed it -- hope I haven't duplicated any effort. It is a generalization of the "usual" trick for choosing 1 random line from a file, on the fly.


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