Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Welcome to the Monastery
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Re: Re (tilly) 2: Fore!!! (was The Perl Review)

by Anonymous Monk
on Feb 02, 2002 at 00:53 UTC ( #142828=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re (tilly) 2: Fore!!! (was The Perl Review)
in thread The Perl Review

Since you're well past my meagre 59 (from the use.perl thread), I might as well show it:

$_=shift;y/0-9A-Z/\0-#/;(s/.//,($a*=36)+=ord)while length
Yes, no output-- the game rules were unclear that way, too. Using your tricks I can get down to -- 43.
$_=pop;y/0-9A-Z/\0-#/;($a*=46)+=ord for/./g
If only the null byte were legal in y///, then the above could become 42...
-- jhi


Comment on Re: Re: Re (tilly) 2: Fore!!! (was The Perl Review)
Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re5: Fore!!! (was The Perl Review)
by blakem (Monsignor) on Feb 02, 2002 at 01:16 UTC
    Assuming that 46 is a typo...
    ($a*=36)+=ord # 13 chars $a=$a*36+ord # 12 chars
    But as you say, the rules are rather murky, so its tough to judge what qualifies as a solution and what doesn't.

    -Blake

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://142828]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others cooling their heels in the Monastery: (15)
As of 2015-07-29 19:16 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    The top three priorities of my open tasks are (in descending order of likelihood to be worked on) ...









    Results (267 votes), past polls