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December 3, 2001 12:58
RE: The Santa Claus Golf Apocalypse
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Piers Cawley wrote:
> Too bloody right he will. You've just moved the goalposts again. All
> of a sudden printing to stderr is worth a 4 stroke penalty, when last
> time it was only worth one. Yes, I know that dies. But only
> after it's passed the test. And if I change it so that it doesn't die
> that brings my total to 92, not 93.
Ronald J Kimball wrote:
> Why would printing to STDERR warrant a penalty anyway?  It should
> disqualify the entry entirely.

Yes it does disqualify the entry.
My fault for not being clear about my previous adjustments.
They were not 1-stroke penalties.
In one or two cases, I took the liberty of changing "die"
to "exit" so that the program did not write to stderr.


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