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Re: TPR1 post-mortem

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Piers Cawley
March 8, 2002 02:40
Re: TPR1 post-mortem
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Stephen Turner <> writes:

> On Fri, 8 Mar 2002 wrote:
>> Here are some statistics from the current series of games:
>> fwp Santa (head, tail, ...):    35 players on scoreboard
>> irc Christmas (human sort):     11 players on scoreboard
>> fwp Get Even:                   51 players on scoreboard
>> TPR Base 36:                    82 players on scoreboard
>> TPR Secret Number:             128 players on scoreboard
> This reminds me of something. I'd love to know more about the history of
> Perl golf. Who invented it, and so on. Does anyone know about this? (And if
> so, would it make a good article for TPR? :-)

Not sure who invented it, but this
appears to be where the term was coined by Greg Bacon.


   "It is a truth universally acknowledged that a language in
    possession of a rich syntax must be in need of a rewrite."
         -- Jane Austen?

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