Language Challenge 2000

Tim Peters tim_one at
Thu Feb 3 10:54:16 CET 2000

> bvoh at wrote:
> : 		Language Challenge 2000
> [snip]
> : The overall winner will receive:
> : 	Compaq Visual Fortran V6.1 -- Professional Edition

[Thomas Hamelryck]
> This is a joke right? The winner receives a Fortran compiler????

Well, given the nature of the problem, it's likely that the winning entry
will be written in Fortran.  We could get some mixed publicity of our own by
offering a free Python download to the slowest entry!

those-numpy-folks-are-so-easy-to-provoke<wink>-ly y'rs  - tim

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