[Python-il] Silly Python riddle

ofri raviv ofri.raviv at gmail.com
Sat Dec 17 15:04:43 IST 2011


my trivial 13 char solution is
);g=lambda:(0
which gives
f = lambda: g(*);g=lambda:(0*)
but i'm sure this can be done with less...

On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 2:56 PM, Ram Rachum <ram at rachum.com> wrote:

> Of course you can put a function call inside a lambda:
>
> >>> f = lambda: sum((1, 2, 3))
>> >>> f()
>> 6
>
>
> No easter eggs or JIT magic are involved in this riddle.
>
> On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 2:55 PM, asaf greenberg <asafgreenberg at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>>  On 17/12/2011 14:14, Ram Rachum wrote:
>>
>> f = lambda: g(*???*)
>>
>> i didn't know lambdas can be used with a function call.
>>
>> actaully - i can't even use lambda: f() at all, even without your
>> restrictions.
>>
>> unless there's a jit compiler easter egg built in, like lambda g('if this
>> string then return a 3d-maze with pictures of the developers')...
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