On Tue, 11 Jul 2006, Mat Schaffer wrote:

> On Jul 10, 2006, at 3:45 PM, Tim Pease wrote:
>> PS  We should have an official "Thank Matz" day.  Send him money, or
>> an Apple iCard, or write a Ruby program that is a haiku and actually
>> parses and runs -- hmmm ... Ruby Haiku day for Matz
>
> You really caught me with that Ruby Haiku concept.  I started working on it,
> but the last line is really tricky to get up to five syllables and still be
> meaningful.  It's an odd downside to ruby's terse syntax.
>
> Maybe I'll put a page for ruby Haiku on http://wiki.rubygarden.org/ 
> Ruby/page/show/RubyFun once I come up with something :)

   harp:~ > cat a.rb

     raise :the, :red_flag unless :weak

   throw :fear while :people and not :truth

     :dove and :hawk while :death

   harp:~ > ruby a.rb
   (infinite loop on last line)


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