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Re: Using Obfuscation 'Examples'

by Zaxo (Archbishop)
on Nov 09, 2007 at 09:02 UTC ( #649875=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Using Obfuscation 'Examples'

I don't think ofuscation is a good exercise for beginners. Advanced perlers play with writing them for a programming challenge and decypher them as a self-test.

Novices are apt to take the wrong lessons from it.

After Compline,
Zaxo


Comment on Re: Using Obfuscation 'Examples'
Re^2: Using Obfuscation 'Examples'
by dwu (Monk) on Nov 09, 2007 at 09:35 UTC
    <humour type=facetious>

    Maybe (s)he's trying to become an advanced perler by writing them for a challenge and is in the process of deciphering the book as a self test ;)

    </humour>

      You're unquestionably correct ;-)

      After Compline,
      Zaxo

Re^2: Using Obfuscation 'Examples'
by merrymonk (Friar) on Nov 09, 2007 at 14:32 UTC
    I can see that this is not for beginners or at least 'wise' beginners.
    However I would like to 'play' with them but I
    am still stuck not knowing how to start!
    Therefore some clues would be much appreciated.

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