python coding contest

Tim Hochberg tim.hochberg at ieee.org
Wed Dec 28 15:49:29 CET 2005


Marius Gedminas wrote:
> Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:
> 
>>On Tue, 27 Dec 2005 14:02:57 -0700, Tim Hochberg <tim.hochberg at ieee.org> wrote:
>>
>>>Shane Hathaway wrote:
>>>
>>>>Paul McGuire wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Also, here's another cheat version.  (No, 7seg.com does not exist.)
>>>>
>>>>   import urllib2
>>>>   def seven_seg(x):return urllib2.urlopen('http://7seg.com/'+x).read()
>>>>
>>>
>>>And another one from me as well.
>>>
>>>class a:
>>> def __eq__(s,o):return 1
>>>seven_seg=lambda i:a()
>>>
>>
>>This is shorter as "__eq__=lambda s,o:1".
> 
> 
> Or even
> 
>   class seven_seg(str):__eq__=lambda*a:1
> 
> 39 characters; passes the test suite.  I'm sure it would be
> disqualified for cheating, though. :-)


Tricky. That leads to this 30 character gem:

class seven_seg(str):__eq__=id

-tim

> 
> 
>>But I can't find the first post in this thread... What are you
>>guys talking about?
> 
> 
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