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By kaldiuo, history, 17 months ago, In English,

As you guys might know, global warming exists despite Trump's constant denial. Therefore, as a competitive programming community, we need to try our best to counter global warming.

What I suggest is that in addition to time limit, memory limit, and file size limit, we should also have a energy limit. For example, if someone writes shit inefficient code with Python (Proof), they should definitely get a Energy Limited Exceeded verdict to remind them of how much harm that they are doing to Mother Earth. Furthermore, in addition to penalties for things like re-submissions, Codeforces should also have penalties for amount of energy used.

Another possible option is to make the constraints for problems smaller. If we change the time limit to 0.01s from 2s, that means we save 200x energy for each submission!!! We will definitely reduce climate change and save the world for our future generations!!!

 
 
 
 
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Just ask the participants if their code passed the sample tests. That way, you won't even need to judge any submissions in the first place! And the constraints can still be as big as you want! As long as the sample input has small values, of course, otherwise you would need to waste electricity running your code on the big cases.

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How can you say global warming exists when I see snow outside?

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Climate change exists, global warming is a myth.

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    You bear the (misspelled) name of such an energy-efficient operating system, yet you speak such misinformation. Shame!