Code Golf Challenge : 1,000 Digits Of Pi

Paddy paddy3118 at
Mon Sep 18 17:49:24 EDT 2006

Paul Rubin wrote:
> bearophileHUGS at writes:
> > With Python you can't win, because Perl and Ruby allow for shorter
> > programs.
> Python has native bignums, which should simplify a program like this
> enormously.  I don't know if Ruby has them.  Perl doesn't, and if you
> use some CPAN library that simulates them, that should count as part
> of your program size.


$ perl -Mbignum -e 'print

HP DV8025EA at PADDYS-HPLAPTOP /cygdrive/c/Documents and Settings/All
Users/Documents/Python tutorial
$ perl -v

This is perl, v5.8.7 built for cygwin-thread-multi-64int
(with 1 registered patch, see perl -V for more detail)

Yep my standard Cygwin perl installation for windows includes the
bignum package.

- Paddy.

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