Greetings from the Interpreter!!!

Tim Peters tim.one at home.com
Thu Dec 21 03:29:23 CET 2000


[gb at a3design.de]
> import string,time,os
>
> print (string.join((lambda x:x[:10]+x[8:])(map(lambda x:
> string.center("*" * (lambda x: ((x < 24) * (x - 3)) + 3)(x) ,24),
> range(1,28,2))),os.linesep), "Please Wait...")[time.time()<977612400]

[Steve Lamb]
> Alright, maybe I am missing something but that does nothing at all.

Really?  I would have guessed that it prints "Please Wait..." for you today.

>>> import time
>>> time.time()
977365504.17999995
>>>

And after that reaches 977612400, it may do something even more interesting
than that <wink>.

a-joke-is-always-funnier-when-it's-explained-syllable-by-syllable-ly
    y'rs  - tim





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