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"There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult." - C.A.R. Hoare
Looks to make a sudden spontaneous connection for links among groups. (9, 8)
Could solve it with sudden, but spontaneous is just better.
groups = sets
links = Relations.
Spontaneous = Reflexive
Connection = Relation.
The hint's solution was Euler, who is a mathematician. The problem Reflexive Relation was related to Math. I initially wanted to find out who proposed this Reflexive property, but a quick search didn't yield any results and would've made the hint far too easy.
I've got a practice padlock and a practice door lock, and I can do the padlock pretty quickly, the door lock takes a bit longer. I've also got a practice disk detainer padlock that I can open in seconds (it's so badly made it opens with a tension lever or even a spoon handle...)
I've also got a real Euro "double sided" lock that was the one in the back door until I changed it for a "thumb inside" version, and I've picked that twice. Can I get it the third time? Nope!
I think it's a case of getting the "feel" of the lock right, and I'm still trying too hard I think.
But LPL and BL do make it look so easy!
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To answer your question, no. I just wanted to find a different approach to the theme to make it a bit more interesting: I knew from elementary Math classes there are relations in sets so I googled for it. Probably ended up making it a tad more difficult, so I added the hint.
Does anyone else use the JD Edwards E1 Timesheet system? I ask as it a constant pain in in the rear end. The user interface appears to Java, programmed by either an intern or someone who was a programmer by reading 'Java For Dummies' or similar. The worst thing was I googled it and found a web site for them? claiming awards, the Dilbert of the Day calendar for today (8-17-16) seems appropriate!