[Chicago] Malvage? was: Pi generator again

Ross Heflin heflin.rosst at gmail.com
Thu Apr 18 17:44:36 CEST 2013

Should anyone care, dug up the original page for it which I ran across
somewhere in the early 2000s @ archive.org



On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 10:30 AM, Ross Heflin <heflin.rosst at gmail.com>wrote:

> Skip,
> 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
> hth,
> -Ross
> 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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>From the "desk" of Ross Heflin
phone number: (847) <23,504,826th decimal place of pi>
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