Justin Findlay jfindlay at gmail.com
Fri Mar 10 16:32:17 MST 2006

On 3/10/06, Hans Fugal <hans at fugal.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Mar 2006 at 15:36 -0700, Bryan Sant wrote:
> > I wrote the "quick and dirty solution" in beanshell (a java-based
> > scripting language) and then a "high performance" version in real
> > Java.  I think it would be interesting to post solutions to this
> > problem in different langs and see how everyone does it with their
> > lang of choice.  How many LOC it takes, how fast it is, etc.
> >
> > Perl?  C?  Ruby? Python? C#?
> >
> > Anyone else think this would be interesting?
> I know the ruby community does a weekly quiz, and I think at least one
> other community does as well. We could appoint a quizmaster and have a
> multi-language quiz every so often. Then we could discuss different
> languages with concrete examples in addition to or perhaps in place of
> the flames...

Bonus points if your solution works unmodified in more than one language.


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