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Re: TMTOWTDI Puzzle: Generating a range of numbers

by jynx (Priest)
on Dec 19, 2001 at 11:27 UTC ( #133042=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to TMTOWTDI Puzzle: Generating a range of numbers


How about a mysterious tack?

The first is my favorite, and doesn't remotely work under warnings or strict. The second is a recusive solution for fun. The third is the trivialization of both solutions.

#1 $$_=~/((((((((((.))))))))))/for length$"..length$"x($^F<<$^F).$"x$^ +F; print map$_.$",sort{chr($a)cmp chr($b)}grep!($|eq$_)&&/\d/,keys%:: #2 sub r{ ($_,$a)=@_;$;=join'',/(.)/,$_;print$",length;r($;,$a)if!(length$; +eq$a) } r$",length$"x($^F<<$^F).$"x$^F.$" #3 print $_ for length$"..length$"x($^F<<$^F).$"x$^F
Thanx for the fun,
jynx

update: d'oh, atcroft beat me to recursion...
update2: reformatted, hopefully it looks better

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[marioroy]: Is List::Util::XS a core Perl module?
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