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Subject: Re: Recorder experimental new UI, Sound Sliders and larger Tetrissource code
From: roland (for_spam_at_gmx.de)
geeky people doing geeky things... :)
I remember, that some time ago I saw results of a "most obfuscated C code
programming contest" - and just could shook my head.. (and bringing back the
"geek code" http://www.geekcode.com to my mind)
Number of downloads of my win32 rockbox-sdk package at
http://rockbox.my-vserver.de/win32-sdk.html has reached 200 today. (site is
online for just 5 weeks).
For me this looks like there actually is MUCH interest in coding for
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Holden" <rockbox_at_mikeholden.uklinux.net>
Sent: Saturday, February 22, 2003 10:57 AM
Subject: Re: Recorder experimental new UI, Sound Sliders and larger
> roland said:
> > Hi Joaquim,
> > (BTW: does someone know the english counterpart of the german word
> > "AküFi" (Abkürzfimmel) - it somewhat has the meaning of "extreme usage
> > of
> > abbreviations whith the result of a lack of understanding"
> I think the English word is "obfuscation". There are competitions for code
> writing in an obfuscated way. An example I found via Google is this piece
> of code, formatted to look like a snowflake, which produces an animated
> snow scene (I haven't tried downloading any of the entries).
> There is one from a few years ago that I remember seeing online which
> required you to write a "Hello World" program, and the entries for that
> were amazing!
> Mike Holden
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