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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
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