On 26 Dec 2007, at 19:12, Thufir wrote:

> On Wed, 26 Dec 2007 20:50:55 +0900, Frederick Cheung wrote:
>
>> You known that this produces a floating point number between 0 & 1  
>> (i.e
>> your case 0 & case 1 statements will just about never be executed?
>
> 1.)  Frederick, you're always helping me out :)
>
> 2.)  I didn't realize that about floating points, I want either one or
> zero, of course.
>
rand(n) with n integer gives you random integers less than n

> 3.)  I use svn at http://code.google.com/p/dwemthys/source, and I  
> can go
> back a few revisions for an example where it seemed to work (prior to
> putting in the db stuff) and the number of iterations matched the  
> number
> of objects instantiated.
>
> 4.)  I'll do a couple prints and so forth on this angle, I seem to  
> recall
> a built in ruby method for converting float to int, too.

to_i :-)