[Israel.pm] Trivia question

Gaal Yahas gaal at forum2.org
Sun Aug 22 16:15:49 PDT 2004


On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 01:43:46AM +0300, Anatoly Vorobey wrote:
> You wrote on Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 12:33:49AM +0300:
> > >>Hi,
> > >>Which novel has a couple of pages of perl code written specifically for 
> > >>that novel?
> > >>(novel - a fictional work of book length)
> > >
> > >
> > >_Cryptonomicon_, I guess? (though it's less than a couple of pages).
> > 
> > That's the one I know.
> 
> So [slightly offtopic], which novel has a (somewhat smaller, 
> but comparable) amount of BASIC code written especially for that novel?

That would be Foucault's Pendulum.

A Perl port:

    #!/usr/bin/perl -wl

    use Algorithm::Permute;

    chomp (my @array = <>);
    Algorithm::Permute::permute { print @array; } @array

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