How do we know if a question is a Putnam question?
On Sat, 1 Dec 2012, Dmitry Yu. Mitin wrote:
> Dear colleagues, dear friends, > > Let me remind you that in 2012 William Lowell Putnam Competition takes > place in USA and Canada today on Saturday, 1 December 2012. It is > running from 10:00 a.m. GMT-4 in Atlantic zone till 4:00 p.m. GMT-10 > in Hawaii zone. Also some students may take exams on Sunday because of > religious restrictions. > > This is why at MathLinks.ro/ArtOfProblemSolving.com forum (for > example) such conversations are officially forbidden until Sunday > evening, 8:00 p.m EST (5:00 p.m. PST): > http://www.artofproblemsolving.com/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=80&t=509251 > > Also we are going to organize (unofficially) a local competition in > our university in Ukraine by the problems from Putnam Competition 2012 > on Sunday, 2 December 2012. (The day of Saturday in USA and Canada is > the night from Saturday to Sunday in Ukraine.) We would like to start > at 10:00 a.m GMT+2 (3:00 a.m. EST, 0:00 a.m. PST) and finish at 5:00 > p.m. GMT+2 (10:00 a.m. EST, 7:00 a.m. PST). > > So like previous years let me ask you _NOT TO PUBLISH_ and _NOT TO > DISCUSS_ Putnam problems at least untill that time. > > Thank you very much for your understanding and cooperation. > > Kind regards, > Dmytro Mitin, > Assistant Professor, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, > Kyiv, Ukraine. > http://dmitin.pochta.ru >