Taken together, these make even the extreme case just as amenable to this method as any other. If you remember which records you've hit and do not re-sample them, you're simply omitting a segment of the number line from a uniform distribution. The distributions on either side are still uniform, i.e., random.
Thankyou again! That makes a great deal of sense.
My first reaction was that remembering whether I had already picked a record was an awkward prospect given I olny have the byte position and no nknowledge of how long it is, then it dawned on me querying the offset once I've read the partial record make for a perfect signature.
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