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Subject: Re: Crafty CCT6 notes

Author: Bob Durrett

Date: 06:46:18 02/08/04

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On February 08, 2004 at 04:38:33, Rolf Tueschen wrote:

>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.

It's because he's more mature than the rest of us.  : )

Bob D.

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

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