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Here is a working solution in python

def mutation_pass(p, mappings):
    if len(p) == 1:
        return mappings[p]
    solutions = []
    for m in mappings[p[0]]:
        solutions.extend(map(lambda x: m + x, mutation_pass(p[1:], mappings)))
    return solutions

- Fernando May 17, 2017 | Flag Reply
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mapping = { "p" : [ "$", "P" ],
            "a" :  [ "A" ], 
            "s" :  [ "/" ,"S" , "&" ] }

def solutions(word, mapping){
  arg = list( word.value ) -> { mapping[str($.o)] }
  join(@ARGS=arg) -> { str($.o,'') }   
println( solutions('pass', mapping) )

and the result:

careercup git:(master) ✗ zmb
[ $A//,$A/S,$A/&,$AS/,$ASS,$AS&,$A&/,$A&S,$A&&,PA//,PA/S,PA/&,PAS/,PASS,PAS&,PA&/,PA&S,PA&& ]
➜  careercup git:(master) ✗

- NoOne May 18, 2017 | Flag Reply

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