Patrick Craig points to this page which details (in email) the strange life of an online challenge as posed, clarified and (at least to some eyes) met successfully. This should give pause to anyone willing to pose -- or accept -- seemingly impossible problems. In short, Patrick's not $5,000 richer, but you may think he deserves to be.
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