In case you don't know what this is- essentially it is challenging one another to write a program that performs the exact same functions and follows any specified guidelines with as few lines/characters as possible. The shorter it is written the better hence "golf". We can maybe just insert a [golf]
tag in the subject whenever creating a new challenge. Though I think we should also specify the language that is allowed/to be used for that challenge. We should have a poll started but we should nominate some languages
(2-3 per person) first so we can have a few relevant ones to vote from.
Since majority of this community is kind of more focused with win 95
(I don't know about the win 3.x and others), we should focus on a language that empowers or makes the best usage of our system which may be outdated in today's technology.
I don't really see a lot of people posting on this side of the forums so maybe now is a good time for inexperienced programmers like myself to try to participate here and make it more lively. It can be fun and we can help each other out. And with all those ebooks out there I don't see how we can't make anything out of this. Any interests? We can maintain a list of active users and keep score of how active they are. 1 significant contribution/sign of effort per week would suffice to keep this interesting.
It's not that hard. I don't care if you need IRC
to stay interested. What you say??