[oclug] Fun idea for an upcoming meeting
skud at e-smith.com
Thu Feb 22 16:49:52 EST 2001
On Thu, Feb 22, 2001 at 04:33:00PM -0500, Vic Gedris wrote:
> PROGRAMMING WARS!
> Seriously. With today's mine-is-better-than-yours talk, we should come
> up with a simple programming problem, and let people try to solve it
> with their favourite language/tools. Awards going to the following
> 1) Fastest solution
> 2) Smallest (byte size of source file) solution
> 3) Sexiest (completely a matter of taste...can be voted on)
> 4) Best overall
> ....and others...?
> Someone not involved in the contest should come up with the problem,
> just so the problem isn't biased towards one particular language.
> At an upcoming meeting we could test these programs out on someone's
> computer. Would make for good discussion too, eh? Who's up for it?
Count me in for the Perl team :)
Kirrily "Skud" Robert
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