[Coco] Re: Minesweeper
msmcdoug at iinet.net.au
Tue Feb 7 22:37:05 EST 2006
Mark McDougall wrote:
>> Exactly! Instead of selecting 45 out of 52 using the dart method,
>> start out with them all "selected", and then "unselect" 7 at random
>> using the dart method! Brilliant, Mike! That would be *much* faster.
Ah, a caveat. That's fine if the order of the random numbers is not
important (such as in minesweeper). But if you need a random *sequence*
of such numbers, then you still have the problem of obtaining a random
ordering of them.
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