[Haskell-beginners] permuting a list

Andrew Wagner wagner.andrew at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 11:58:21 EST 2009

> <rant>
> It seems everyone has just been reading the first few words of Jan's
> email and not the actual content.  Jan is clearly trying to write a
> *random list shuffling* function, not a function to generate
> permutations.  Let's try to be helpful, people...
> </rant>

 Agreed, I've been quite confused by this thread. In the spirit of laziness,
though, wouldn't it seem like the "right" method is to generate all the
permutations lazily, and then choose a random element of that list?
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