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Re: Quick way to find the letter with the most occurences in a string

by wanna_code_perl (Pilgrim)
on May 19, 2010 at 16:43 UTC ( #840732=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Quick way to find the letter with the most occurences in a string

You have to count, unless you're OK with an approximation.

print chr(rand(3)+65);

It's short, runs in constant time, and is right 1/3 of the time. :-)

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