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Re: Closest-value-in-list Golf!

by Masem (Monsignor)
on May 29, 2001 at 18:41 UTC ( #83953=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Closest-value-in-list Golf!

Here's a 62 char solution, imploying half a schwatzian transform:
sub g{ #234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890 my$c=pop;(sort{@$a[1]<=>@$b[1]}map{[$_,abs($_-$c)]}@_)[0]->[0] }

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