Can Someone Please Help Me

solidcodeIf I had a dime for every time I had to read a request like the one below, I’d still be reading comp.lang.c instead of the .moderated version.

> Dear everyone,
>  Can someone please help me on my HW.
>  I'm trying to write a program that will
>  display the following:
>
>      *
>     ***
>    *****
>   *******
>   *******
>    *****
>     ***
>      * 


As you can see on the left, Richard J. Heathfield has a different, much funnier, approach. It almost makes me go back to the unmoderated group, almost. (Thanks, John)