challenge question

Ray Gans Ray.Gans at Sun.COM
Tue Aug 19 20:34:22 UTC 2008

You are correct Neal.

We will let the winners know shortly and public announcement will  
occur in conjunction with the other Sun Innovation Awards  
announcements. Stay tuned.  ;-)


On Aug 8, 2008, at 7:53 AM, Neal Gafter wrote:

> I think they may have to rank, as only 6 projects sent a completion
> announcement, and the official rules do no pay evenly in case there  
> are
> fewer than 7 completed projects.
> -Neal
> On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 4:58 AM, Mario Torre  
> <neugens at>wrote:
>> Il giorno gio, 07/08/2008 alle 17.44 -0400, Andy Tripp ha scritto:
>>> The Challenge page
>>>> At the conclusion of the project phase, the Judges will rank the
>> completed projects by the degree of successful completion, the  
>> technical
>> merit of the implementation, and the value of the completed project  
>> to the
>> community.
>>> Will there really be a ranking of completed projects, since the  
>>> prize
>> money is the same for each?
>>> If so, will Sun list the rankings? I'm not requesting that this be  
>>> done,
>> I'm just curious.
>>> I would like to request, though, that Sun post something about the
>> results.
>>> Even if it's nothing more than saying something like "all projects  
>>> were
>> judged to be 'complete' and
>>> conformed to the rules".
>>> Andy
>> We are not even yet judged!
>> I would be against a ranking if the project all equally succeed.
>> I would instead be personally happy to receive impressions and
>> suggestions for the projects, because I think the real goal should  
>> be to
>> improve the OpenJDK code base, not just get the money and forget :)
>> Cheers,
>> Mario

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