----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tim Hammerquist" <tim / vegeta.ath.cx>
Newsgroups: comp.lang.ruby
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 2003 7:57 PM
Subject: Re: Ruby T-Shirt Idea


> Daniel Carrera graced us by uttering:
> > I like the idea of Ruby t-shirts, but your code snipet is
> > rather long for a t-shirt.  It has to be quick and catchy.  How
> > about this:
> > 
> >    a, b = b, a
> >    Who needs temp variables?
> >    http://www.ruby-lang.org
> 
> Perl and Python both do this.  Python even uses the same syntax.
> 
> What can we use that demonstrates something that Ruby's uniquely
> useful for in 4 lines or less?

Hmm, there's the classic "grep in four lines." Can't recall 
exactly how it looks -- I think it used a perlism that I'm
not used to.
 
> Tim Hammerquist
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lol... guess we're all in violation, eh? Hmm, wouldn't
Double-rot13 be rot26? Or rot0?

Hal

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