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Re: (Golf) Minimizing the Bacon Number

by larsen (Parson)
on May 15, 2001 at 13:08 UTC ( #80484=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to (Golf) Minimizing the Bacon Number

The obvious link for those who are interested in the source of these Bacon Numbers: Erdös numbers.

BTW, if mathematicians measure theis distance from number from Erdös, and musicians from Elvis, who can be used by Perl Programmers as 0?

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