Obfuscated Erlang Results
Francesco Cesarini (Erlang Training & Consulting)
Tue Dec 6 09:03:58 CET 2005
Marc van Woerkom wrote:
>> The first prize is a splendid contribution by Martin. The program
>> demonstrates that Erlang has indeed an error in its design.
> Is it just a wrong precedence assignment to the operators, or something
> harder to fix?
That is correct. Precedence operators are what make the program non
trivial if it is not run.
>> The second prize was for an artistic Sudoku solver by Urban.
> How am I supposed to call it?
> I need a usage text for mere mortals.
Oi! Keep in mind that most submissions did not even tell us what their
programs did. Luckily, Urban was not one of them :-)
>> And finally, the judges were forced to add a third prize, the Judge’s
>> prize, as they were unexpectedly confronted with a breathtaking
>> submission that had been used in a live system. Mats, don't show this
>> to your QA people ;-)
> Really mind gobbling. It was really generated manually? :)
From what we have been told...
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