On 4/21/06, ara.t.howard / noaa.gov <ara.t.howard / noaa.gov> wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Apr 2006, Ryan Leavengood wrote:
>
> > Strictly speaking, any Ruby code can be made into one line with
> > liberal use of the semi-colon (;). It would just be an extremely long
> > line!
> >
> > My full, nicely abstracted solution for this quiz is 36 lines
> > (including empty lines), but I also wrote a somewhat obfuscated
> > one-line version which is 104 characters. But it is missing some of
> > the features of the full one. But overall it solves the quiz. It is
> > probably possible to make an even shorter version.
> >
> > Ryan
>
>
> my fully oo version is 12 lines and only 40 words.
>
> i went golfing and got one line : 96 chars
>
> let the games begin ;-)


Oh great...  Now I have to read these solutions when writing up a summary.

(Suddenly, I have recollections of my time as a teaching assistant,
having to read mountains of pages of Pascal code written by freshman
newbie programmers....  <shudder>.)