On Feb 12, 2007, at 12:00 AM, Phrogz wrote:

> What I particularly admire about your solutions is that they are all
> single- or chained-statements.

Thank you.

> I can't tell if I think the reverse/regexp/reverse technique you (and
> many others) used for the first problem is more or less elegant than a
> single regexp on the integer portion. I suspect that mine is faster at
> runtime...but speed is rarely an appropriate measure of elegance.

I'm pretty sure I learned that reverse(), gsub(), and reverse() trick  
from Perl's FAQ years ago.  I just checked now though and the answer  
is not what I recall, so maybe I am misremembering that.

> Kudos on the memoizing wondrous number, btw. :)

It's not actually.  I never assign the Hash value.  ;)

James Edward Gray II