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(ar0n) Re: Randomise a string of letters

by ar0n (Priest)
on Jan 15, 2003 at 14:35 UTC ( #227153=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Randomise a string of letters

use Algorithm::Numerical::Shuffle qw/shuffle/; my $random = join '', shuffle split //, "The quick brown fox";
Though "truly random" is often a bit of a misnomer in computer land.

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Re: Re: Randomise a string of letters
by Hofmator (Curate) on Jan 16, 2003 at 08:24 UTC
    or use List::Util qw/shuffle/; (rest stays the same) which has the added bonus of coming standard with perl 5.8.0.

    -- Hofmator

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