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Re: (Golf) mobile phone numbers - words

by Masem (Monsignor)
on May 29, 2001 at 17:32 UTC ( #83918=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to (Golf) mobile phone numbers -> words

And as a starting solution, here's mine at 133 characters:
my @d = qw( respect strength ); # yeah, weak dictionary, sue me! my $n = "7377328"; my %a = ( 1=>[], 2=>['a','b','c'], 3=>['d','e','f'], 4=>['g','h','i'], 5=>['j','k','l'], 6=>['m','n','o'], 7=>['p','q','r','s'], 8=>['t','u','v'], 9=>['w','x','y','z'] ); my @r = words( $n, \%a, \@d ); print join ",",@r; print "\n"; sub words{ #234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890 +123456789012345678901234567890123 my($n,$a,$d,@l,@b,$c,$e)=@_;@b=split//,$n;@a=('');for(@b){$c=$_;@a=map +{$e=$_;map{$e.$_}@{$a->{$c}}}@a}; grep{$c=$_;grep{$c eq$_}@$d}@a }

Note that if %a was an array, it would only change a set of curly braces to square ones, and would not change the character count.

update ok, this only handles the case of matching exactly one word from the dictionary; more work would be needed to find any word combo.

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[shmem]: LanX: now I have to find a succinct transformation FOOL => MONK
[LanX]: yeah but Marto already proposed a new "Lex Sun-D" ...
[karlgoethebier]: the word really exists: http://www. urbandictionary. com/define.php? term=fool
[shmem]: ...possibly involving RTFM
[karlgoethebier]: big surprise!
[Eily]: LanX I try to avoid answering, but I did feel that this one post was going into much detail to prove a false claim (that SHA-1 is secure, I was just wrong about how insecure it is)
[LanX]: ironically...
[LanX]: yeah whatever ... I'm in the favorable condition to already autohiding him ... how can I judge the poor FOOLs who still see his contributions xD
[Eily]: he's been pretty saavy about threads that were implictly about him in the past. I think he might have deliberatly avoiding mentioning it for some reason (he got tired?)
[Eily]: he did mention one of his propositions: basically make it possible to ignore downvotes, by separating them more from the upvotes

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