Rebel wrote:2. Related to (1), the active role of the ICGA pushing the story into the mainstream media is disgusting and totally self-serving. There is absolutely no need for that. The programmer community got the message already.
oudheusa wrote:Thank you Ed for voicing this strongly different opinion.
And +1 finger to the ICGA.
As for the The ICGA Process, a couple of points, the verdict is good, canceling of the WC titles, a strong message to aspirant programmers who want to compete in ICGA tournaments and deliberately want to humbug the rules of fair competition.
Uly wrote:But Ed is also against the life-time ban.
Jeremy Bernstein wrote:You really need to work on your reading comprehension, oudheusa:
As for the criticism,
1. The life-time ban is way out of control. Not even in professional cycling with all its doping scandals life-time bans are practiced. When a cyclists is caught part of the punishment is the public humiliation via the media. That is taken into account.
Thanks for listening.
oudheusa wrote:Jeremy Bernstein wrote:You really need to work on your reading comprehension, oudheusa:
Perhaps you should take some of your own medicine Jeremy.
I have never taken position on the verdict. I have called the ICGA a bunch of amateurs, which some took as offense, for their lack of due legal process and their disproportionate 'sentence', while for Rybka 3 and 4 nothing was proven.
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