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Re: Re: Re: Re: Perl Geek Code

by BooK (Curate)
on Jan 04, 2001 at 14:42 UTC ( #49730=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: Re: Perl Geek Code
in thread Perl Geek Code

Well, uh thanks...

I really believe that obfuscation covers a lot of different topics...

  • It's not only unreadable code or convoluted print statements
  • The most interesting ways to obfuscate are probably not in encrypting your code so that it's unreadable
  • Obfuscated algorithms are very interesting (see the many more than one way to do $A++, for example)
  • To me, "linguistic" constraints are so interesting and I can't even comment on them ;-)

But by any means, don't do this at hom^W^Win production code...

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