pat eyler wrote:
> It looks like there's a cool programming contest scheduled for New 
> Year's Eve:
> http://opc.kurukshetra.org.in/opc/
> 
> a $1,000 first prize, a $500 second prize, and 5 x $100 third prizes.
> 
> I'm not sure which timezone this is actually happening in, as it's
> based in India,
> but it looks pretty cool nonetheless.

"Participants can submit solutions in the following languages -- "


No functional languages?  No Lisp? No Haskell?

Bah.


It's not a *real* programming contest.

:)

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