SelfGOL looks very interesting:

The SelfGOL program can:

SelfGOL accomplishes these feats in under 1000 bytes of standard Perl, without importing any modules, and without using a single if, unless, while, until, for, foreach, goto, next, last, redo, map, or grep.

Has any one been on this course?

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Re: SelfGOL - I bet it is very obfuscated.
by davorg (Chancellor) on Jul 18, 2005 at 11:42 UTC

    I've seen Damian give shorter versions of the SelfGOL presentation at a couple of conferences over the last few years. It's a very scary piece of code :)


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Re: SelfGOL - I bet it is very obfuscated.
by McDarren (Abbot) on Dec 21, 2005 at 06:03 UTC
    Some more information on SelfGOL (including the source) can be found here

    It also gets a mention in the Panther book (2nd Edition, Chapter 10). Oddly enough, in the section on obfuscation :D

    Darren :)