POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.general : IRTC to be revived : Re: IRTC to be revived Server Time
21 Jun 2024 00:41:51 EDT (-0400)
  Re: IRTC to be revived  
From: nemesis
Date: 3 Mar 2008 21:55:00
Message: <web.47ccb931db92fe12624ad9fa0@news.povray.org>
David Buck <dav### [at] simberoncom> wrote:
> As you likely know, the IRTC (Internet Ray Tracing Competition) has been
> down for over a year now.  I've been in discussions with Chris Cason for
> a while now on how we can resurrect it and I'm happy to announce that
> we've come up with a proposal.
> I have assembled a small group of developers including myself and Randal
> Schwartz who will volunteer our time to re-write the software in
> Smalltalk using the Seaside web framework.  In the process, we will try
> to address some of the issues that led to the demise of the previous
> system and add some flexibility to do more fun things with the site in
> the future.

this is great!  I don't really think it wasn't really any issue related to
software:  it was just bunch of static html pages manually updated by the
admins after all.

Still, good news anyway.  Hope Smalltalk and Seaside can make it look more
professional and make it more visible, plus turn site administration easier.

so, Randal got the pov bug, huh? ;)

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