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Questions tagged [noncompeting]

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If there is “a winner for every language” in a code golf challenge, does competitiveness matter?

The consistent attitude with regard to the golf language situation is that for every challenge, each language is a category, and subsequently there is a 'winner' for each language. This is also a very ...
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Do we really want to delete undecidable answers, even if they were declared non-competing?

Please note: the intended tone of this question is an "Are you sure? (Y/N)". It doesn't have the flavor "do anything differently". The problem emerged with this question, having currently at least ...
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Remove noncompeting status from all submissions

As per Let's allow newer languages/versions for older challenges, we no longer need to mark answers that utilize languages created after the challenge as noncompeting. However, there are still 917 ...
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Let's allow newer languages/versions for older challenges

I've been thinking for a long time that our non-competing policy for newer languages (or language versions) is harmful. Just for context, we currently require all answers which require implementations ...
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Allowing non-free languages in Cops and Robbers challenges when marked as non-competing

Non-free languages are not allowed to participate in Cops and Robbers challenges. And that's a good thing. If you choose an obscure non-free language, no one will be able even to attempt solving it ...
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Official definition of 'noncompeting' [duplicate]

Recently, I was looking at one of my older questions, QWERTY Quine Creation, and I noticed that the JavaScript answer was invalid. I notified the creator, who marked the answer noncompeting. The same ...