[LA.pm] Fonality Perl Golf Challenge - $$$
samy at samy.pl
Sat Dec 23 09:57:53 PST 2006
Good call! It's been clarified on the site with a link to Wolfram
MathWorld's description of Roman numerals.
ps: to answer your example, XIIII is not acceptable. The golf expects
Roman numerals to be in short-hand, e.g., XIV. This is now defined on
Jeff Yoak wrote:
> You really ought to define how Roman numerals work. People generally
> understand this to know that they'll have to read XIV, but you should
> make it clear whether or not outputting XIIII is acceptable.
> I haven't taken a swing at golf in a while. I may actually try this one.
> At 07:47 PM 12/22/2006, Samy Kamkar wrote:
>> Fellow LAPMers,
>> It's been quite a while since I've hosted a golf challenge, the last few
>> being LAPM Golf challenges. The previous challenges awarded winners with
>> O'Reilly books.
>> I've now got the company I'm working with, Fonality (sponsor of
>> Trixbox), to host a Perl Golf challenge with cash prizes. Top prize is
>> $350, top 20 contestants win cash/gift cards/shirts.
>> The contest begins December 22nd and runs through December 31st, 11:59
>> pm PST.
>> All contest info can be found here: http://www.fonality.com/golf/
>> PS, we're always looking for perl developers! Shoot me an email if
>> you're interested!
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