"John" <nojgoalbyspam / hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> "MikkelFJ" <mikkelfj-anti-spam / bigfoot.com> wrote in message
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> > It's announced in comp.lang.functional.
> >
> > The Fifth Annual
> >
> >          ICFP PROGRAMMING CONTEST
> >
> >       August 30 - September 2, 2002
> >
> >       http://icfpcontest.cse.ogi.edu/
> >
> > There's a comment on dynamic languages - perhaps that's a hint for Ruby?
> >
> > Mikkel
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Andreas Bogk" <andreas / andreas.org>
> > Newsgroups:
> > comp.lang.functional,comp.lang.ml,comp.lang.lisp,comp.lang.scheme
> > Sent: Thursday, August 08, 2002 3:41 PM
> > Subject: Re: ICFP 2002 Programming Contest
> >
> >
> > > diatchki / cse.ogi.edu (Iavor Diatchki) writes:
> > >
> > > > Convinced your favorite programming language provides unbeatable
> > > > productivity?  Convinced you and your friends are world-class
> > programmers?
> > >
> > > The Dylan team was second last year, and we won official bragging
> > > rights.[0]  The winner used Haskell, so we were the top scoring users
of
> > > a dynamic programming language.
> > >
> > > Results of last year are here:
> > >
> > >   http://cristal.inria.fr/ICFP2001/prog-contest/
> > >
> > > Our report is here:
> > >
> > >   http://www.hoult.org/~bruce/dylan-hackers.html
> > >
> > > It was really a lot of fun to participate, and we hope to see
> > > challenging opponents this year.
> > >
> > > Andreas
> > >
> > > [0] ACM says: "Dylan is a fine programming tool for many
applications."
> > >
> > > --
> > > "In my eyes it is never a crime to steal knowledge. It is a good
> > > theft. The pirate of knowledge is a good pirate."
> > >                                                        (Michel Serres)
> > >
> >
> >
> >
>
> I just requested that they add Ruby, just in case it may provide a good
> implementation.
>
> John.
>
>
>

They have added Ruby to the machine.  Yaaaaay.  Now to go to the first
Portland Ruby User Group meeting.

John.