Python's annoyance.

Christopher Koppler klapotec at chello.at
Thu Nov 25 09:33:11 CET 2004


On Wed, 24 Nov 2004 23:02:01 +0100, Michel Claveau - abstraction
méta-galactique non triviale en fuite perpétuelle. wrote:

> Hi !
> 
> Just for fun (?) :
> 
> A qsort in "J-programming-language" :
> 
>     qsort =: ]`(($:@:((}.<:{.)#}.)),{.,($:@:((}.>{.)#}.)))@.(*@#)
> 
> 
> 
> More infos here :  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J_programming_language


Well, as J is mostly APL dressed up in ASCII, it's bound to be readable...
I've found it convenient for some numerical problems though. And getting
my head around it definitely broadened my perspective - so much in fact,
that I mostly run screaming from most APL-like languages since I found
Python :-)

-- 
Christopher




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