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Subject: Re: Crafty CCT6 notes

Author: Rolf Tueschen

Date: 01:38:33 02/08/04

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On February 07, 2004 at 04:45:15, Dave Gomboc wrote:

>On February 02, 2004 at 09:52:05, Robert Hyatt wrote:
>
>>On February 02, 2004 at 05:41:05, Omid David Tabibi wrote:
>>
>>>Congratulations for the spectacular performance. Hopefully this great result
>>>will convince you to participate in the world championship this year!
>>
>>If it takes a week plus, I still can't make it.  Same reasons as before, until
>>perhaps when I retire in another 10-15 years...
>
>It seems to me that you could submit an academic paper to CG 2004, and attend
>the conference to present your paper.  If you're already there for the
>conference (which is an academic endeavour -- so presumably it would be
>acceptable to your employer?) then the incremental time to participate in the
>tournament is small.
>
>I suppose you've "been there, done that" many times before, so it may not appeal
>to you.  I have to say that I really enjoyed attending ACG-10 and, by extension,
>the last WCCC, in Graz last November.  I was hardly a special case: the U of
>Alberta sent at least five professors, plus more graduate students than can be
>counted on two hands.  Therefore, it puzzles me that it's difficult for you to
>make arrangements to attend.

Honestly - - what puzzles _me_ is that you, as a looong time knowie of the CCC
here, made not a single comment on the two scandals over there in Graz. You do
business as usual as if _nothing_ had happened. That puzzles me. Not enough -
now you repeat something Amir already had beaten to death months ago with almost
the same words? Is this an ICGA conspiracy? Did you read what your collegue
Billings wrote here in CCC? And where were _you_ at the time? And what exactly
did you _do_ in Graz? Why didn't you hold a connection to us here? You see -
questions over questions, and some very puzzling ones.

Rolf


>
>Congratulations on Crafty's performance at CCT-6!
>
>Dave



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