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almost 11 years ago

Rule Clarification: Using the static data files we provided is not sufficient to meet entry criteria

We've seen an influx of apps relying on the static data files posted to Unfortunately, those spreadsheets were provided referentially and will never be updated. In most cases, we provided a link to source data which will be updated by the data owners and should be used instead.

In the interests of correcting this, we have asked applicants to find more reliable means of uploading data and mechanisms for keeping it up-to-date.

Please remember to include an explanation of your data sources in your submissions. It goes a long way in facilitating the testing and evaluation phase of the submissions. Some of you have done this already and it will save us from having to follow up to get this information.