On Mon, 21 Nov 2005 04:20:16 +0100, Zed Lopez <zed.lopez / gmail.com> wrote:

> On 11/20/05, Dominik Bathon <dbatml / gmx.de> wrote:
>> It doesn't really "solve" the problem, instead it cheats ;-) , but on  
>> the
>> other side it is short and should be correct if the order hash is  
>> correct.
>
> A couple of my early attempts depended on the idea that the trump suit
> absolutely determined the ranking of the cards, independent of knowing
> anything else. It doesn't work, though.

Indeed, I didn't realize that till now (even though James wrote a similar  
reply to Christian's solution)...

So my first solution is "wrong", too. I will post new versions.

Thanks,
Dominik