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Jeanne Boyarsky
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Got this link from someone I know: http://99-bottles-of-beer.net/

It's the program 99 bottles of beer on a wall written in different languages. Which language do you think has a cool implementation?


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perl, without a doubt:



and yes, it does work. I ran it myself.


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fred rosenberger wrote:
and yes, it does work. I ran it myself.




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I did a little research. The original author just wrote a normal perl script, then used a module that obfuscates in a special way to create the pictures.

The original perl was (I believe) this:


They site has a whitespace implementation as well, but I didn't think cutting-n-pasting it here would really do any good.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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