The answer to problem X, in IEEEXtreme 5.0 and I didn’t even read it properly in the competition trying to do other problems, and without a fresh mind to think it through this one slipped out too. Anyways, did it now and C++ really boosts your development time. I don’t care what others say, I’ve used Java and C enough to make a comparison between these languages. For C the hard work is awarded with performance, for Java you get a knowledge in Java API which would also change from Java version to version and drop dead slow applications. This is not a rant, but a conclusion. And here’s the answer!