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It isn't random id that sense of word.

Any given instance of a hash variable has an intrinsic order which is mantained until the hash is modified. So if you repeatedly check the first result of keys on the same hash you'll find always the same key

The order of the keys is "random" in the sense that it is not (easily) predictable; if you add a new key to the hash it could be in any position.

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In reply to Re: Deterministic or keys in random order by psini
in thread Deterministic or keys in random order by andreas1234567

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