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

Andreas D. Landmark andreas.landmark at noxtension.com
Mon Dec 10 16:19:59 EST 2001


At 10.12.2001 12:20, Tom Laermans wrote:
>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.

which is what this thread is mostly about (yes the subject isn't really 
ontopic).
Bruce «confirmed» that we haven't found a shorter ruler (I read it that way).
<snipsnip>
>>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.

<snipsnip>

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