Re: [ruby-102] Quiz

From: Andy L.
Sent on: Friday, August 22, 2008 12:09 PM
Outstanding idea.  I'm eagerly awaiting this.  I used to do
rubyquiz with a customer when they were making the migration
to rails.

Now that they are all ruby studs and busy working on coding
for their customers, they don't do it much anymore.

Excitedly awaiting!!


Nathan wrote:
> Hello Ruby Hackers.
> We had a really good meeting tonight, despite my illpreparedness.
> One thing I was really hoping to do was create a little more traffic on
> the mailing list.  To that end, I wanted to see if folks were interested
> in the Ruby Quiz.
> Ruby Quiz is essentially a programming puzzle that you have to solve
> with Ruby.  It's done each week on the ruby-talk mailing list.
> However that list is SUPER high volume and as a result, I don't expect
> many people here will subscribe.  But, there is no reason we can't have
> our own little version.  
> Since the quiz is sent to that list each Friday, tomorrow will be the
> next one.  I am subscribed to that list, so I will cut and paste
> tomorrow's quiz to the list.
> After that, at least at first, we should allow an anything goes policy.
> Meaning, if you craft a solution, just send it in.
> Please do not be afraid to be wrong, or not understand.  The point is to
> get people thinking in Ruby, not showing how smart we are.
> The original Ruby Quiz entries are here:
>   http://www.rubyqu...­
> While the new ones are here:
>   http://splatbang....­
> Notice the ruby-talk list has a no-spoilers policy that we can adopt if
> this takes off, but the initial go here shouldn't be concerned with
> that.  Just hack out a solution and discuss it.
> I will post up tomorrow.  Happy hacking!

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