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Can't believe this !!!

 
Rajesh Matti
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I finally passed with 149/155, very disappointed about the way Sun personnel handled my assignment.
I submitted the assignment and took the essay exam on 7th May. When I did not see anything after the first 20 days, I sent an e-mail to the support only to find out the infamous 'not uploaded' problem and I was told that my assignment would be processed at the earliest with a priority of 'RUSH''!!!. I waited for a while only to find out that I failed and the comment read as "Documentation does not explain how to execute in
local (non-networked) mode. I tried typing "java -jar client.jar", and got an error message because the client was trying to connect to "localhost". God, what a shame !!!. I immediately replied to the support personnel as follows :
"I do have explained clearly how the app should be
executed in local mode, he /she would not have read the line fully as I have made the document 80 characters wide and hence rest of the command line comments should have appeared on the second page. I have given my application JARc (only
executables) to 2 of my colleagues and they did not have any trouble executing the application in any mode".
In fact when I checked my README.txt later it was in one line (68 characters) !!!. 4 days later (06/19 ) I got a reply asking me to check the results again and now I has passed with 149 !!!. This was also the effort of the same assessor !!!. Can anybody believe how lazy or careless this assessor was !!!, I am very very disappointed that the assessor did not even read the README.txt and falied me because of his mistake. Now, I have lost the respect for the SCJD as the marking of it can get as good as the quality of the assessor !!!.
Anyway, I would like to offer my special thanks to Mark, who has never showed any laziness in answering all kinds of questions, and I owe my success to him.
-Rajesh
[ June 27, 2002: Message edited by: Rajesh Matti ]
 
Mark Spritzler
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Congrats Rajesh.
You still did very well. It is a shame that the assessor didn't read the readme file completely. I think they are too fast to say, oh, I can't run it without making sure they read your directions correctly.
But it is all fixed now, and you have passed.
I am going to move this to the Certification Results forum. But not till Tomorrow.
Mark
 
Arup Chowdhury
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Hi Rajesh
I have also just uploaded my project and given my exam. Whom should i write a precautionary email as to check whether
* my assignment has been uploaded properly.
* my exam has been uploaded from the prometric centre ( i dont trust the centre, esp from where i gave the exam )
With Regards
Arup
 
Suresh Babu Seeram
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Hi Matti,

Congrats!!! It's Great Score....
Can you explain . how did you implemented Locking mechanism.
thanks in advance.
 
Rajesh Matti
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Mark- Thanks for the comments, yeah, they are freaking out on how they grade the assignments.
Arup- You please go to www.galton.com/~sun and follow the instructions to logon to your test results, there is an address where you can do your communications.
Suresh- My locking mechanim is no different than the one discussed several times in this board. I have a Lock Manager which handles locking for the RemoteData (adapter class for Data). Please do some search and you will have a very good grip on locking.
 
Mike Piotrowski
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Arup,
I would suggest you write a prequationary e-mail to Sun to make sure they recieved you essay and assignment. It took me 3 times uploading it to work. You can e-mail them at who2contact@central.sun.com . They usually get back to you in a day.
They just responded to me saying they recieved my upload on 6/12/02 and the assesor recived it 6/19/02 and I should expect my results in 4 weeks from that date.
So here I sit and wait...
Mike
 
Valentin Crettaz
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Good job Rajesh
 
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