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Re: can `shuffle-vector' be moved?

From: Thierry Volpiatto
Subject: Re: can `shuffle-vector' be moved?
Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 08:19:00 +0200
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Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:

> I don't know where it should live, but cookie1.el doesn't seem like the
> right place.
> It should be documented in "(elisp) Vector Functions" as well.
> Let me know if I should do this, please.
> Also this loop call from Pascal Bourguignon is a nice CL alternative to
> `shuffle-vector', though it uses the same algorithm:
> (defun shuffle (vector)
>   "Re-orders randomly the vector."
>   (loop
>       for i from (1-  (length vector)) downto 1
>       do (rotatef (aref vector i) (aref vector (random i)))))

Why is this limited to vectors? with elt it could work also with lists.

> Can it go into cl-macs.el?
> Thanks
> Ted

A+ Thierry
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