[Python-ideas] About adding a new iterator methodcalled "shuffled"
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Mar 25 01:48:14 CET 2009
Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> In addition, the F-Y shuffle is limited by the period of the random
> number generator:
*All* shuffling algorithms are limited by that.
Think about it: A shuffling algorithm is a function
from a random number to a permutation. There's no
way you can get more permutations out than there are
random numbers to put in.
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