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Re: Add seq-random-elt

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Add seq-random-elt
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:57:13 -0400
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> +(cl-defgeneric seq-random-elt (sequence)
> +  "Return a random element from SEQUENCE."
> +  (seq-elt sequence (random (seq-length sequence))))

Hmm... do we really need that?  What's the benefit?

I have a hard time imagining that it's so commonly needed that it
deserves to be in seq.el to avoid everyone redefining its own.

Is there maybe a sequence which will provide another implementation?
If not, I'd vote to keep this out of seq.el.


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