* "John W. Long" <ng / johnwlong.com> wrote:

>  > --
>  > Jamis Buck
>  > jgb3 / email.byu.edu
>  > http://www.jamisbuck.org/jamis
>  > ruby -h | ruby -e
>  > 'a=[];readlines.join.scan(/-(.)\[e|Kk(\S*)|le.l(..)e|#!(\S*)/)
>  > {|r| a << r.compact.first };puts "\n>#{a.join(%q/ /)}<\n\n"'
> This signature is amazing! How long did it take you to come up with 
> that? and what motivated you?

I'd blame this this as motivation:
http://wombat.doc.ic.ac.uk/foldoc/foldoc.cgi?japh
it's pretty common for perlers to have such signatures.

But I dunno whether obfuscated code is a good advertisement for ruby. ;)