python & mathematical methods of picking numbers at random
bart_nessux at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 15 21:08:23 CET 2004
Jeff Epler wrote:
> It sounds like your co-worker has re-written sample. random.sample(l, 1)
> is the same as random.choice(l), so that's another source of inefficiency.
> But why are *you* using
> random.sample(range(len(x)), 25)
> instead of
> random.sample(x, 25)
Because it works and it's fast and len(count) changes every drawing.
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