There will be an online version of the final round of the South African Computer Olympiad of 2008. There are two divisions:
The online contest will be held at the following times: (click links for times in various timezones)
You can register for the online contest here for the Open division and here for the Future stars. Accounts from one of our previous contests should still work. Practice problems are available here
A forum, linked from the hand-in system will be provided for clarification requests. Questions and other issues can also be sent to email@example.com.
Firefox is the only fully supported browser. IE has given issues in the past with downloading problems so we will make static copies available here after the contest has started.
Below you will find the rules and environment manual for the contest.
In addition to C/C++, Java, Pascal and Python provided for the on-site contestants, Haskell submissions will also be accepted for the online contest. Haskell support is still somewhat experimental, so the documentation does not mention it. The important points are:
ghc-6.6.1 -Wall -O2