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Eugene van der Pijll
September 24, 2002 10:58
Re: (-ugene is famous
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En op 24 september 2002 sprak Tina Mueller:
> yes, and i was actually a little bit disappointed because
> perlgolf played such a little role at thomas' obfu-talk.

That's how it should be, IMHO. Obfuscation and golf are two totally
different playing fields, and there seems to be little overlap in top
players [1]. Personally, I can't do obfuscations. Just haven't got the
right mindset.

And often the shortest solution is also the clearest. Well, perhaps not
often, but it happens. The winning entry in the Cantor tournament was
a very good example of this, IIRC. And my final solutions usually are
easier to comprehend than my initial attempts.


[1] Andre Savigne is the one exception I know of.

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