Perl Christmas Quiz

Greg McCarroll greg at
Tue Dec 16 19:26:50 GMT 2008

On 16 Dec 2008, at 19:17, Nicholas Clark wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 07:08:18PM +0000, James Laver wrote:
>> With all of these code-based things going on, I'm inclined to suggest
>> a more disturbing challenge - overcomplicating "hello world"
> Cheap joke I know, but isn't the canonical example of this simply to  
> write it
> in Java?
> What does the most golfed down Java implementation look like?

I think the OTT Perl example would have tied 'hello' and 'world'  
supply variables, would use autoloader to create the method, use a  
couple of Acme modules, a regex to correct the capitalisation and just  
to be really silly, it would use Catalyst and Moose ;-)


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