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Dave Hoover
July 9, 2002 13:34
Re: My solution annotated
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Stephen wrote:
>On Tue, 9 Jul 2002, Chris Dolan wrote:
>> My favorite solution was by Jukka Suomela at 97.47. [...]
>> The principle behind this solution is that Perl already has a
>> topological sorter for graphs built in: the garbage collector.
>> [...]
>That is truly brilliant. And all in under 100 characters. Do the judges
>still award discretionary prizes?

Yes, they do.  It's up to them, though I'd guess that community pressure 
may have an impact on their decision.  Ton and Wladimir's prizes 
have already been shipped, but O'Reilly and ActiveState can certainly 
afford one more!

Rick, let me know if you deem Jukka's solution worthy of official 


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