On Sat, 20 Apr 2002, David Alan Black wrote:

> Hi --
>
> On Sat, 20 Apr 2002, Christian Szegedy wrote:
>
> > > I highly recommend including the following disclaimer in every
> > > golf-related post:
> > >
> > >   DISCLAIMER: I do not believe that reducing code to the
> > >   smallest possible size is always or even usually a good
> > >   idea.  However, I tend to learn a lot about Ruby from
> > >   this kind of exercise, and that's why I do it.
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > I haven't reduced the code size everywhere. I tried to maintain
> > readability by using nice variable names, where possible, and
> > I avoided using multiline { ... } blocks, which I hate.
> > I think that reducing the code size is only one aspect of Ruby golf.
> >
> > The real chellange is to maximize the elegance of the code.
>
> Ah, OK, that's cool, but it's not golf :-)
>

Ruby Figure Skating ;)

-pate

>
> David
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>