The meandering ways of Sir Bedevere the Wise

The meandering ways of Sir Bedevere the Wise

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This is the blog of a team that competes in the annual ICFP programming contest

Fun of obfuscation

ICFP 2010Posted by Pär Bohrarper Mon, June 21, 2010 14:48:04
The official contest blog now states this:

The circuit design, and the ternary coding, were really there just for the fun of obfuscation.

Yeah. The kind of fun that caused us to give up after spending a day trying to understand how to get the prefix, after having successfully reverse engineered the gate logic and the server's input string in a couple of hours.