puzzle/joke ;-)

Andrew Maizels andrew at one.net.au
Fri May 4 12:01:47 CEST 2001


Roman Suzi wrote:
 
> What is the shortest Python operator to output this:
>
> '\'\\\'\\\\\\\'\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'"\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'"\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'\\\\\\\'\\\'\''

Here's my entry to get the ball rolling:

import base64, zlib
print zlib.decompress(base64.decodestring('eNpTj1GPiQHjGCQ6Bgc/hkR5gkBdKWagAeVOIDWUkENbPUZdHQBqZ4fi\012'))

Andrew.
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