It’s announced in comp.lang.functional.
The Fifth Annual
ICFP PROGRAMMING CONTEST August 30 - September 2, 2002 http://icfpcontest.cse.ogi.edu/
There’s a comment on dynamic languages - perhaps that’s a hint for Ruby?
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From: “Andreas Bogk” firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent: Thursday, August 08, 2002 3:41 PM
Subject: Re: ICFP 2002 Programming Contest
email@example.com (Iavor Diatchki) writes:
Convinced your favorite programming language provides unbeatable
productivity? Convinced you and your friends are world-class
The Dylan team was second last year, and we won official bragging
rights. The winner used Haskell, so we were the top scoring users of
a dynamic programming language.
Results of last year are here:
Our report is here:
It was really a lot of fun to participate, and we hope to see
challenging opponents this year.
 ACM says: “Dylan is a fine programming tool for many applications.”
“In my eyes it is never a crime to steal knowledge. It is a good
theft. The pirate of knowledge is a good pirate.”