[Python-il] Silly Python riddle
ram at rachum.com
Sat Dec 17 17:03:55 IST 2011
On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 5:01 PM, Shai Berger <shai at platonix.com> wrote:
> On Saturday 17 December 2011, 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?
> I have a cheating solution that goes down to 3: """
> It's cheating because your second line is not a command (and in fact, it
> the whole thing not yet a commnd):
> >>> f = lambda: g(""")
> ... f()
> But still, at this point, no exception has been raised.
Yeah, that's a good cheat :)
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