Home Reading Searching Subscribe Sponsors Statistics Posting Contact Spam Lists Links About Hosting Filtering Features Download Marketing Archives FAQ Blog From: Ram Rachum rachum.com> Subject: Re: Silly Python riddle Newsgroups: gmane.comp.python.israel Date: Saturday 17th December 2011 14:41:14 UTC (over 5 years ago) ```Haha, I didn't think of all those creative answers when I asked this riddle! I'm sure happy that none of them (so far!) have reached 7 characters, which is the length of my solution. On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 4:38 PM, Omer Zak <[email protected]/* */> wrote: > Another attempt at golfing down the solution: > >>> f=lambda:g(0);g=(id) > >>> f() > 10482512 > > The solution is '0);g=(id', 8 characters long. > If there is a built-in function whose name is 1-character long, then the > solution can be made to be 7 characters long. > > > On Sat, 2011-12-17 at 14:55 +0200, Omer Zak wrote: > > I do not have Python 2.7, so I did the following on Python 2.6.6. > > >>> f = lambda: g(); g = lambda:() > > >>> f() > > () > > >>> > > > > In other words, '???' is replaced by '); g = lambda:(' > > > > --- Omer > > > > > > On Sat, 2011-12-17 at 14:14 +0200, Ram Rachum wrote: > > > Here's a silly Python riddle for you. > > > > > > > > > Today I opened up a Python 2.7 shell, and ran two commands in it. > > > > > > > > > >>> f = lambda: g(???) > > > >>> f() > > > > > > (Note that these are the only commands that I ran. You're not allowed > > > to run any other commands before them.) > > > > > > > > > The riddle: What's the shortest thing you can put instead of ??? so my > > > second command would not raise an exception? > > > > > > -- > \$ python > >>> type(type(type)) > My own blog is at http://www.zak.co.il/tddpirate/ > My opinions, as expressed in this E-mail message, are mine alone. > They do not represent the official policy of any organization with which > I may be affiliated in any way. > WARNING TO SPAMMERS: at http://www.zak.co.il/spamwarning.html > > _______________________________________________ > Python-il mailing list > [email protected]/* */ > http://hamakor.org.il/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/python-il >```
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