odd question

Heike C. Zimmerer usenet04q1 at hczim.de
Thu Jul 15 20:23:41 CEST 2004


Bruno Desthuilliers <bdesth.quelquechose at free.quelquepart.fr> writes:

> Harald Massa wrote:
>>>---
>>>You have given the following function:
>>>def f2(i, j, k):
>>>  return ((i | j) & k) | (i & j)
>>>
>>>Find a useful utilization for this function.
>> That's easy.
>> This function is a possible proof that it is possible to write
>> pearllike (=writeonly) code in Python too.
>>
> I thought anyone using a programming language had at least some
> notions of boolean algrebra...

I once had someone complaining that I've used an exclusive or in my
code without any comment explaining what that funny thing was for ...
He really was upset.

Heike



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