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Re: Why machine-generated solutions will never cease to amaze me

by steves (Curate)
on Nov 10, 2004 at 13:04 UTC ( #406667=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Why machine-generated solutions will never cease to amaze me

It took a machine-generated solution to the problem for me to realise.

I would reword that as:

It took building a machine-generated solution to the problem for me to realise.

There is definitely something about building code generators that gives you much more insight into a problem. I consider the time I've spent building such meta-tools to be about the most instructive time I've spent coding.

Thanks also for pointing out Yet Another Interesting CPAN Module I want to have a look at.

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