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Re: pi and some continued fractions

by goibhniu (Hermit)
on Nov 09, 2009 at 21:00 UTC ( #806025=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to pi and some continued fractions

I implemented the spigot algorithm already mentioned in 266 strokes (for a start) but never got it to run in the required 4 seconds. It's plenty fast on my local machine, but not on the codegolf server. Since I couldn't submit the baseline, I never got around to shortening it.



#my sig used to say 'I humbly seek wisdom. '. Now it says:
use strict;
use warnings;
I humbly seek wisdom.

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