I believe one of the problems with deterministic scheduling is that you may start seeing all sorts of artifacts. Liviu. On Aug 25, 2006, at 10:42 AM, Michael Lees wrote: > Hi, > > I was curious as to why shuffling of events with the same time-step > isn't optional. From reading the Schedule code, the sub steps with > the same time-step (and same ordering) are extracted into a bag and > randomised using the shuffle method. > > In some situations, particularly debugging it might be preferable > to retain the order of sub steps from step to step, or even retain > the order in which events were scheduled. > > Would it be possible to just add a flag which is set to indicate if > the schedule should be randomised or not, or does something else > rely on the assumption of random ordering. > > Thanks > > -- > Mike > > This message has been checked for viruses but the contents of an > attachment > may still contain software viruses, which could damage your > computer system: > you are advised to perform your own checks. Email communications > with the > University of Nottingham may be monitored as permitted by UK > legislation.