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Re: SHORTER Useless code

by BooK (Curate)
on Mar 14, 2001 at 16:14 UTC ( #64368=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to SHORTER Useless code
in thread Useless .... of course !

I am sorry to disappoint you, arhuman, but the following is not shorter (94 bytes, darn scalar)... But well, it's recursive... and just another way to do it.

<code> sub _{($x,$_)=@_;s/(.*)\n/\n $1@/g;$x>40?x:_($x+2,scalar reverse'@'x$x."\n$_\n".$"x$x)}_;print <code>

Change the 40 for smaller or bigger spirals...

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Re: Re: SHORTER Useless code
by arhuman (Vicar) on Mar 14, 2001 at 16:25 UTC
    Interesting !

    the recursive branch is now open..


    "Trying to be a SMART lamer" (thanx to Merlyn ;-)

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