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Re^2: "The Skirting Board Problem"

by loris (Hermit)
on Jan 22, 2008 at 11:13 UTC ( #663539=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: "The Skirting Board Problem"
in thread "The Skirting Board Problem"

Ah! I had overlooked second part of your third point, i.e. that the longest wall should be matched to the shortest remaining bit of skirting.



"It took Loris ten minutes to eat a satsuma . . . twenty minutes to get from one end of his branch to the other . . . and an hour to scratch his bottom. But Slow Loris didn't care. He had a secret . . ." (from "Slow Loris" by Alexis Deacon)

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Re^3: "The Skirting Board Problem"
by hipowls (Curate) on Jan 22, 2008 at 14:21 UTC

    Yes, greed can be hard to wrap your mind around;) Good luck with the DIY.

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