python coding contest

Brian Beck exogen at
Mon Dec 26 11:59:50 CET 2005

anonymous wrote:
> are you importing zlib or bz2 ?

I don't think either of these would help in this case.  While the
length of the compressed string might be significantly shorter than
your solution, the resulting string *literal* you decompress will
contain a bunch of \-escaped characters, so it will end up being longer.

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