Obfuscating C contest running now

07 May 2004   2 comments   Misc. links

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The "obfuscating C code contest" is an international competition where people submit program source code written in C and when they submit it they aim to make the source code as obfuscated as possible.

Both 2002 and 2003 were cancelled but now the 2004 is on the way. The deadline has been reached. Now we're just waiting for the results!

The "obfuscating C code contest" is an international competition where people Here's some code from one of the 2001 winners:

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mmHX7`JKiry4sm,bUfz69{rt'k*pBq^l,ut6UVvb9N%r%l:Py3r[.Z/pBkaz2J4u{GTu)hyp#%gbS$\
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Comments

Peter

Note: That's a simple cut of the code. It won't run.

Anonymous

you are a real no good fucking jerk

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