Excessive optimization (was Re: what was VMS/OpenVMS written in?)

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Fri Dec 3 20:46:31 CST 2010


On 3 Dec 2010 at 21:24, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:

> My personal favorite of all the IOCCC winners is 1984/Mullender.
> 
> I've always thought that was a particularly clever way of screwing
> with the judges.

I note that the rules get tighter and tighter each year--for good 
reason!

applin/1986 made me chuckle.  A program that works in C, FORTRAN and 
sh without modification.

natori/2000 is kind of cute and darned near opaque.

--Chuck




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