Pseudo Random Sequences

Matt Sergeant msergeant at
Tue Jul 24 14:51:37 BST 2007

On 24-Jul-07, at 4:37 AM, Simon Wistow wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 07:50:00PM -0400, Matt Sergeant said:
>> Isn't this *EXACTLY* what the iPod/iTunes does? It even has a slider
>> control for how close or how far from the "clumping" you want to be
>> (the "Smart Shuffle" slider).
> Very possibly. But since I don't have an iPod nor do I want to use  
> this
> with an iPod nor with iTunes it doesn't really help.

Well in case it is, GIYF. 

And try "smart shuffle algorithm" too. Not a whole lot of info out  
there, but some pages might be useful. A lot of the postings are old  
though, and seem to point at weaknesses that the algorithm no longer  


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