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    Oops! Microsoft browser ballot not random !

    I can just about get my head around this. I think!

    Doing the Microsoft Shuffle: Algorithm Fail in Browser Ballot

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    I saw at the weekend they have about 10 different browsers on offer in it as well, I was just expecting the key 4 as it were.

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    I saw at the weekend they have about 10 different browsers on offer in it as well, I was just expecting the key 4 as it were.
    IE5.5, IE6, IE7 and IE8?

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    Heh, even my "secret santa" script I wrote for work has better random (indeed it uses the fisher yates shuffle!).

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