On Fri, 2019-08-02 at 14:02 -0700, Kerim Aydin wrote:
> Actually, I wonder if we should think about some kind of "debugging"
> mechanism for victories.  Something like "when a win method is first
> implemented (some mechanism, probably involving Agoran Consent, for
> figuring out whether the first win was due to a win as intended or due
> to finding a bug)".  If it was "win as intended" then champion,
> otherwise you get a "debugging" title.  After a certain amount of time
> that "debugging" goes away and it's a straight win - if you find a
> loophole that nobody's spotted at the beginning, you deserve the full
> win.
> (Now that I've written this, it's the sort of thing that's clear in
> concept but really squishy to hard-code).

A bug exploit could /be/ a win as intended, if the bug had been placed
there intentionally by the proposer. "Convince people to adopt a buggy
victory condition and win immediately" is one of the more common
winning techniques at BlogNomic.


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