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Re^2: Golf: Magic Formula for Roman Numerals

by eyepopslikeamosquito (Bishop)
on Feb 18, 2007 at 12:29 UTC ( #600680=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Golf: Magic Formula for Roman Numerals
in thread Golf: Magic Formula for Roman Numerals

Update: a new one that's only one character too long
sub b1{M1E3D500C100L50X10V5I1=~$_;$'}
Not any more. ;-)
sub b2{M999D499C99L49X9V4I=~$_+$'}

Update: As described in The 10**21 Problem (Part I) this one is four strokes shorter:

sub b3{XCMVLD=~$_;"1E@+"%9995}

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Re^3: Golf: Magic Formula for Roman Numerals
by ambrus (Abbot) on Feb 18, 2007 at 12:56 UTC

    Oh yes, using the return value of matches is a trick that could have helped me in the Fonalty golf as well, as I've realized when reading other's solutions.

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