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Re^5: Challenge: 8 Letters, Most Words
in thread Challenge: 8 Letters, Most Words
I did that but it didn't reduce it dramatically. As I pointed out elsewhere, that only gets it down to 12_461_993.
Cheers - L~R
Anyway you don't need to check against all words in the dictionary, only taking the (at most) 256 subsets of a potential 8 letter combination. (less if letters are repeated)
This can be done in a lookup in a prepared count-hash with normalized keys.
( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)
shiny regexes and rules offered by Perl 6
other CPAN module
by looking at it on my monitor
I print it and I read it in spare time
first I convert it into $FORMAT, then I parse it
I hire someone to do it
using my custom module
I write a brand new language to do the task
on the server where I play as human, XML is forbidden
what is XML?
I speak XML natively
I write a new grammar for Perl 6
some other way
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