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Thursday February 19, 2004
12:20 PM

Victory (on a mini Perl contest)

[ #17498 ]

Mini Perl contest. The smallest amount of characters wins. The purpose is to convert every word with more than two characters to the following format: (first_letter)(number_of_letters_in_between)(last_letter).


this is an input line


t2s is an i3t l2e

Someone had already come up with this:

#!/usr/bin/perl -p

and I considered it (for personal reasons) to be a personal matter. It took me a while (some minutes, I mean), but I finally came up with:

#!/usr/bin/perl -p

Any other suggestion? :-)

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