[erlang-questions] Parallel Shootout & a style question
Tue Sep 2 21:14:21 CEST 2008
On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 6:19 PM, Kevin Scaldeferri wrote:
> The problem spec doesn't actually require a specific output, or
> ordering of that output.
Every problem spec begins with an explicit demand that you diff program
output with a provided expected output file - which does seem awfully
like requiring a specific output.
> But, the shootout maintainers have a history
> of changing the rules retroactively, so it does seem like a good idea
> to try to keep the same order.
The maintainers have a proud history of changing the rules
retroactively - some people like to characterise that kind of behaviour
as learning from your mistakes.
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