[Chicago] Malvage? was: Pi generator again

Ross Heflin heflin.rosst at gmail.com
Thu Apr 18 17:30:02 CEST 2013


Closest match my brain can come up with is Malbolge, an esoteric
programming language born in 1998.

Its named after a circle of hell as its author made it intentionally
difficult to write in.

More details here:
Wikipedia (citation neededs abound): http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malbolge
Esolang: http://esolangs.org/wiki/malbolge

On Apr 18, 2013 9:51 AM, "Skip Montanaro" <skip at pobox.com> wrote:

> > I just noticed the formatting of the Pi generator in the Chipy
> > archives came out like total crap:
> A Pi generator was at the heart of last night's episode of *Elementary.  *Apparently,
> the "random number generator" in a super-high-security safe was actually
> just spitting out the next ten digits of pi every couple minutes.  Sherlock
> recognized a Pi generator written in some (fake?) language called "Malvage"
> (sp?).  It looked just like modem line noise (made Perl look like Python by
> comparison!).  I tried a few searches, but turned up nothing.
> Is this language fake or real?
> Thx,
> Skip
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