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26 July 32009 / Robin Wellner

A riddle…

While experimenting with the Python interactive interpreter, I came up with the following riddle — perhaps it is not very hard, perhaps it is virtually impossible to solve this, but it is possible:

  1. You have to use only core Python, without even using any standard libraries,
  2. You have to create three different objects, all of them bound to a single name,
  3. For each of them x[0][0][0] is x must be true,
  4. Only one of them can be a list,
  5. No other objects than the three specified can be created.
  6. (Just thought of this now…) They can’t be strings.
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