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Re^2: Finding longest palindrome from a string

by ccn (Vicar)
on Aug 13, 2004 at 15:33 UTC ( #382719=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Finding longest palindrome from a string
in thread Finding longest palindrome from a string

It's a perfect idea, but your code doesn't work for 'dsdadadcccasdasd'. It outputs 'ccc' instead of 'dadad'.


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Re^3: Finding longest palindrome from a string
by Aristotle (Chancellor) on Aug 13, 2004 at 16:00 UTC

    Ouch. Thanks for catching that. Only doing length / 2 iterations was a remnant from a slightly different approach I abandoned half-way in. I even tested the final code on a bunch of different inputs but somehow managed not to run into this issue… ugh.

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