Obfuscated Erlang Results

Francesco Cesarini (Erlang Training & Consulting) francesco@REDACTED
Tue Dec 6 09:03:58 CET 2005

Marc van Woerkom wrote:
>> http://www.erlang-consulting.com/obfuscatederlang_fs.html
>> 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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