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Should cutted source code

Post by erfan » Wed Oct 22, 2003 6:31 am

Electronics board is used for helping in several types of Algorithm.But here we found some source code.After AC those source code should be cutted.I think it will more helpful for all.

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Post by shamim » Wed Oct 22, 2003 8:59 am

Yes, I agree with you. What is even worse is that some people give their accepted code, so that others can compare. This should not be done ever.

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Post by yahoo » Wed Oct 22, 2003 9:35 am

I also agree with you all. Some one can give his or her source code to find the fault. But they should delete it after it has been accepted so that no one else can get it accepted. So, everybody should follow this rule.

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Post by Russell John » Fri Oct 24, 2003 3:33 pm

The war should be against the numerous sites out there who are giving out the solutions. :evil:

Copy/paste leads you nowhere.
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Post by Maarten » Sun Oct 26, 2003 2:02 pm

does it matter? I think if someone wants to solve a problem he won't copy/paste someone else's solution. And if he does, and it gives him satisfaction, it really doesn't matter to me.

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Post by Sajid » Sun Oct 26, 2003 2:12 pm

To publish code in the board is not a good practice, in my opinion. I dont like it personally, whether the code is AC or not.

If we can discuss about the problem's algorithm or technic, then why the code need to be posted?

There is only reason. That is, he is not confident with his own code, and that's not a sign of a good programmer.
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Post by bery olivier » Sun Oct 26, 2003 3:18 pm

I not sure let people put their codes on the board is a good solution. It's too easy to copy/paste this code. I think that people doing that is lying at himself. Actually, I don't really care for the people that have better stats than mine because they don't know how good it is when you manage to get Acc after so many WA and others.
Still, it's not help someone to look at his code and told him : 'this is your fault". He won't ever be a good programmer. Better try to solve the problem with the help of the (numerous) helpers of this board. Then if it doesn't help, the code can be sent by mail.

That's just my point of view, I don't want to hurt anybody's feeling. Anyway, don't forget that this is just for fun. There is nothing to earn. The only aim that I can see it that I can
1/ improve my programming skills
2/ prepare the regional contest
3/ have a lot of fun and (virtually) meet a lot of beautiful minded people.
And this is the way I lke it. :wink:
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Post by Russell John » Sun Oct 26, 2003 3:54 pm

I think it's better if we stop this debate right here. If some kids doesn't want to grow up, then it's not our headache.

Bery Olivier just read my mind. Not only that I agree with him, the rest of the world will also do.
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Post by Sajid » Sun Oct 26, 2003 3:59 pm

Yes, i agreed already, but we should at least speak. We dont want to just sit down in front of a crime.
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Post by bery olivier » Sun Oct 26, 2003 5:30 pm

Sajid wrote: We dont want to just sit down in front of a crime.
Crime is such a big word for just sending some innofensive '0's and '1's. The best we can do is to give our point of view to those people and let them change their mind themselves (if they want).
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Post by Sajid » Sun Oct 26, 2003 8:41 pm

bery olivier,

My that sentance is not for the people posts their codes here.
8) Its a general sentance for all to every cases in life.

Anyway, I like your signatures...
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Post by Larry » Mon Oct 27, 2003 2:01 am

I don't think it matters that much. In the end, the race is only with yourself.

The ranklist doesn't mean anything. It's just a number. If in the end, you learn something, then that's the true meaning.

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Post by sumankar » Mon Oct 27, 2003 11:41 am

Hi all,

I have been around for about an year(a month short, perhaps)
and have learnt things that 6 semesters and an entire
library could not teach me.

Who's got the credit?Surely you guys!
And a lot of it comes from code pasted on the board.

Infact I do not hink its that bad an idea to post code.
Moreover mailing someone directly, I find that a little
odd, I would have no idea if he's got the time:
posting is a better option so that anyone who has
the time and wherewithal can help.

Plagiarism is rampant I believe in all kinds of free society,
but that cannot be a deterrant to sharing of knowledge and effective
communication among a group.Indeed where it so we would not
have GNU, Linux and all the good stuff put up by OSF/FSF etc.
Its just the same with all forms of knowledge; you can use
E=mc^2 to build a nuclear reactor for energy or a nuke bomb.
The choice is ours.And one thing we can never achieve
anything through censorship.

To be bothered about who's got a few codes pasted/ which web
sites have put up a few solutions helps none.Least who would
copy them blindly.

I agree wholly with Larry, and one thing I have found here is
a warmth, a feeling of being part of one world, which is
inescapable.And contiguous.

So let us not be too bothered 'bout those who don't
understand, but let's care for the ones who do.

Long live the board!
Suman.

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Post by Tanzim-Saqib » Mon Oct 27, 2003 9:01 pm

Studying many source codes I learnt a lot of things which I did not find in the book. When I was a novice ACM solver I even did't know how to take inputs until End Of File. Source code postings of few guys I did understand. There are a number of people don't know that they should not use clrscr(), getch(), conio.h etc etc in C/C++. They did not find any wrong with their code but reply from the judge is RTE. Many of them even give up.

From my point of view, copy/paste codes if you really need to be cheated by yourself. And feel free to be cheated if you think that it really doesn't matter to your future.

sumankar, you wrote so well that I have been convinced. And now I strongly believe that this topic should stop here. You answered for both the encouragers and discouragers of posting codes.
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