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in reply to The Lighter Side of Perl Culture (Part III): Obfu

eyepopslikeamosquito writes:
consider, for example, composing a Python Ascii Art obfu, given its ludicrous indentation rules.

Considered, and accepted, sir: ObfuscatedPython

yrs art-is-subjective-ly, -T.

(but thanks for the articles - most interesting ;-)

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Re^2: The Lighter Side of Perl Culture (Part III)
by eyepopslikeamosquito (Chancellor) on Jan 24, 2005 at 08:01 UTC
      Golfing in Python is rare because good python code tends to be not very much longer than the shortest possible version. There's also less in the core than Perl and far fewer side effects/context-dependencies.

      That said, you occasionally see golfing - for example Wypy was golfed down from about 21 lines - and Java converts posting Java-ish Python to comp.lang.python tend to receive suggestions for how to reduce their code by about 70%... ;-)

      yrs Disciple-of-another-Faith-ly, -T.