Last post of this year is a quine in python 3.
If you are interested in quines, you can find more ino in the post Quines: a new Hello World.
The quine I want to propose is a one line quine:
When you execute this script, its output is the script itself.
Some explanations are useful:
- The operator x % y means substitute the value y in the format string x, same way as C printf.
Also note that the
%% specifier stands for a literal % sign so
s%%s within the format string will print as s%s, and will not capture a string.
s is set to:
%r gets replaced by exactly that (keeping the single quotes) in
s%s and the final
%% with a single
and hence the quine.
Here you are more quines in other languages: