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Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2014 06:01:08 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: discussions@...sword-hashing.net
Subject: Re: [PHC] Can I have two entries?

On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 09:21:37PM -0400, Bill Cox wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 8:21 PM, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote:
> > It's OK to make two submissions, but the reason you give is not good
> > enough for that, in my opinion.  Instead of making two submissions, can
> > you define TwoCats and SkinnyCat such that SkinnyCat can be computed
> > with TwoCats?  That way, SkinnyCat will be an implementation of a subset
> > of the functionality of TwoCats, and it can be part of the same
> > submission.  Just a cut-down implementation included in the submission,
> > and maybe also a second specification document for the cut-down version.
> >
> > That said, in case we'd happen to want to include SkinnyCat but not
> > TwoCats in the PHC portfolio, I'm not sure how we'd approach that if
> > it's not submitted separately.  I guess we'd ask you to package it
> > separately at that time.
> >
> > What do others think?
> >
> > Alexander
> 
> Sounds good to me, though I still have work to do on TwoCats and the
> deadline is close!

If SkinnyCat is strictly a subset of TwoCats, I think you may add it
after the deadline, and not necessarily as part of your formal
submission.  This is my opinion, not an official position of the PHC panel.

Alexander

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