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• Subject: Re: You're gonna hate me (Stupid/troll code)
• From: "Thiago L." <fakedme@...>
• Date: Tue, 03 Jun 2014 18:41:23 -0300

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On 03/06/2014 15:16, Jorge wrote:
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```I don't know what it does, but the third line is

for x=i,math.huge do

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I can not read the code beyond that line. I will be stuck looking at that and thinking for a while.
```Lua 5.1.4  Copyright (C) 1994-2008 Lua.org, PUC-Rio
> for x=1,3 do print(x) end
1
2
3

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If you replace the 3 with math.huge it keeps going forever, and because 1+1 = 2 (and 2+1=3 etc), we can combine a for loop, the input (i) and math.huge to increase x until we exit the loop.
```So:
for x=i,math.huge do
if x > i then
return x
end
end

Can also be written as:
local x = i
while x <= math.huge do
if x > i then
return x
end
x = x + 1
end

Adding with for loops is better because it supports floats. For positive b:
local c
for x=a,math.huge,b do
if c then return x end
c = true
end

And for negative b:
local c
for x=a,-math.huge,b do
if c then return x end
c = true
end

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If b is 0 (or -0) the loop doesn't run, so we need special handling for that, which's basically a "return a" right after the loop:
```    local c
for x=a,(b >= 0 and math.huge or -math.huge),b do
if c then return x end
c = true
end
return a

And so on...
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```
J.

On 06/03/2014 03:09 AM, David Demelier wrote:
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Le 03/06/2014 03:56, Thiago L. a écrit :
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```I've been working on some stupid/troll code (mostly to bypass some
stupid/troll restrictions), and this is what it looks like:
https://github.com/SoniEx2/Stuff

And ofc, because this is a stupid thing, it should be as stupid as
possible, so here's a bug: https://github.com/SoniEx2/Stuff/issues/1

Feel free to send pull requests! (or hate me :c)

(This is more of an experiment than an actual thing, so let's see how
it goes!)

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```What's the use case of this ?

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