Ouch! I've seen that done in C before, very scary stuff.  ;-)

 
 
Christopher J. Meisenzahl CPS, CSTE
Senior Software Testing Consultant
Spherion
christopher.j.meisenzahl / citicorp.com



> -----Original Message-----
> From: michael.s.campbell [mailto:michael_s_campbell / yahoo.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2002 10:14 AM
> To: ruby-talk
> Cc: michael.s.campbell
> Subject: RE: quines (again)
> 
> 
> 
> --- christopher.j.meisenzahl / citicorp.com wrote:
> > What are quines?
> 
> :quine: /kwi:n/ /n./ [from the name of the logician Willard 
> van Orman Quine, via Douglas Hofstadter] A program that 
> generates a copy of its own source text as its complete 
> output. Devising the shortest possible quine in some given 
> programming language is a common hackish amusement.
> 
> 
> (see http://www.nyx.net/~gthompso/quine.htm)
> 
> 
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