in reply to TIMTOWTDI/golf - counting backwards

Don't laugh--it's my first golf. 55 chars, appears to follow the rules.

$,=$";print sort{$b<=>$a}(ord(b)-ord a)..(ord(k)-ord a)

UPDATE: This occurred to me about five minutes after that one. 45 chars.

$,=$";print sort{$b<=>$a}map{ord()-ord a}b..k

=cut
--Brent Dax
There is no sig.

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Re: Re: TIMTOWTDI/golf - counting backwards
by blakem (Monsignor) on Jan 29, 2002 at 03:57 UTC
    A quick golf tip....
    sort{$b<=>$a}@arr
    Can be golfed to:
    sort{$b-$a}@arr

    -Blake