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Graham Cole
08/05/05 10:24
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Farnborough
Uk


 
#98885 - Definition of BEST
Responding to: Craig Steiner's previous message
I like the idea of this challenge, it is just the sort of thing I enjoy.

Is this right:

As I understand it the BEST solution(s) will be the one that get the most votes and it is possible that this will not be the fastest. Documentation and style are also factors. Besides, some judges might consider that a saving of just a few cycles bought at the expense of dispropotionally longer code (a huge look-up table for instance) might not be considered optimal.

In the spirit of competition, there should be an outright winner, but we might also highlight instances of novel or interesting solutions.

List of 17 messages in thread
TopicAuthorDate
Code Challenge operational      Craig Steiner      08/03/05 18:09      
   Questions for current challenge ?      Steve M. Taylor      08/04/05 07:20      
      Instruction Cycles?      Andy Neil      08/05/05 08:06      
         best case/worst case      Jan Waclawek      08/05/05 08:30      
            how about 30 instructions      Erik Malund      08/05/05 08:51      
               30 instructions?      Jan Waclawek      08/05/05 09:22      
                  i did count inside loops      Erik Malund      08/08/05 08:07      
            Changed last night      Craig Steiner      08/05/05 10:10      
      Tester/Counter      Jan Waclawek      08/05/05 08:47      
         Wow!      Craig Steiner      08/05/05 10:30      
   The 3 better solutions      Robert Perez      08/04/05 16:02      
   Definition of BEST      Graham Cole      08/05/05 10:24      
      Definition of best      Craig Steiner      08/05/05 10:56      
         Good idea      Graham Cole      08/10/05 06:06      
   pre tags?      Dan Henry      08/06/05 11:15      
      Yes      Craig Steiner      08/06/05 13:56      
         A highlight please      Jerson Fernandes      08/06/05 23:17      

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