[RC5] I think we found our next contest...

Tom Laermans tom.laermans at powersource.cx
Mon Dec 10 13:20:57 EST 2001


At 03:31 10/12/2001, you wrote:
>Hi Mike,
>
> > Really?  Show me the link on the D.net site that says this.  The overall
> > OGR stats haven't been updated in a year so how do you know what the
> > outcome is?
>
>Bruce Wilson addressed this issue on this mailing list on October 16, 2001.
>His message has been attached below for your convenience.

Bruce didn't indicate the contest was finished, however. Only that we 
haven't found a shorter ruler yet.

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Bruce Wilson" <bwilson at distributed.net>
>To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
>Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2001 9:06 AM
>Subject: RE: [RC5] keyrate stabilizing?
>
><snip>
>
>The shortest ruler found is the shortest known to date.  The odds of
>finding a shorter ruler are so incredibly small, we would probably have
>a press release if we actually found one shorter.
>
>The purpose of the project is to *confirm* that the shortest known ruler
>is the shortest possible ruler.
>
>In answer to someone else's question, there are no overlaps in OGR.  A
>stub represents a unique subtree of the entire OGR workspace.
>
>__
>Bruce Wilson <bwilson at distributed.net>
>PGP KeyID: 5430B995, http://www.toomuchblue.com/
>
>"Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum viditur."
>(Whatever is said in Latin sounds profound.)
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Mike Faunce" <mike at faunce.com>
>To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
>Sent: Sunday, December 09, 2001 9:26 AM
>Subject: RE: [RC5] I think we found our next contest...
>
>
>Really?  Show me the link on the D.net site that says this.  The overall
>OGR stats haven't been updated in a year so how do you know what the
>outcome is?
>
>Mike
>-----
>Mike Faunce
>mike at faunce dot com
>
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