Random number challenge
von at fugal.net
Fri Jun 13 11:44:09 MDT 2008
<quote name="Levi Pearson" date="Fri, 13 Jun 2008 at 11:34 -0600">
> On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 11:29 AM, Scott Edwards <supadupa at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm with Von. If it's random, it's not suppose to be predictable.
> > After the first result, the remaining results become more predictable.
> That raises the question of whether you *do* want it to be a random
> choice from all participants every time. It seems perfectly
> reasonable to me to exclude winners from getting multiple prizes.
What if there's as many prizes as participants? Then you know every
participant is going to get exactly one prize. That's no fun at all.
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