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* Jamis Buck (jgb3 / email.byu.edu) wrote:
> Paul Duncan wrote:
> >* Jamis Buck (jgb3 / email.byu.edu) wrote:
> 
> >>"I use octal until I get to 8, and then I switch to decimal."
> >
> >Shouldn't that be "until I get to 7"?
> >
> 
> Depends on how you are understanding "until". :) Pseudocode:
> 
>   i = 0
>   until i == 8
>     puts "%o" % i
>     i += 1
>   end
>   puts "%d" % i

I see an opportunity for golfing!

  puts (0..8).map { |i| (i < 8 ? '%o' : '%d') % i }

> It's probably time to change my sig, anyway. I've been getting too many 
> raised eyebrows from it. :) It was meant humorously.

I think it's funny :D.

> -- 
> Jamis Buck
> jgb3 / email.byu.edu
> http://www.jamisbuck.org/jamis
> 
> "I use octal until I get to 8, and then I switch to decimal."

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Paul Duncan <pabs / pablotron.org>        pabs in #ruby-lang (OPN IRC)
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