----- Original Message ----- 
From: "WATANABE Hirofumi" <eban / os.rim.or.jp>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2002 9:06 PM
Subject: Re: quines (again)


> Hi,
> 
> Joel VanderWerf <vjoel / PATH.Berkeley.EDU> writes:
> 
> > 
> > Bill Kelly wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > Sorry if this is annoying, 'cause I know we've done quines before,
> > > but I just came up with this one, and was all "stoked and stuff"
> > > (to use 80's southern california vernacular ;)
> > > 
> > > p eval _="print 'p eval _=';_"
> > 
> > Dude, that's tubular. (Sorry, I'm from CA.)
> > 
> > Is that the smallest ruby quine that anyone's seen?
> 
> % cp /dev/null zero
> % ls -l zero
> -rw-r--r--    1 watanabe ruby            0 Aug 21 10:55 zero
> % cat zero
> % ruby zero

Ha ha! Brilliant, brilliant.

Hal