Worldsnooker.com described Ronnie O'Sullivan's concession in the 12th frame of his second round match of the Maplin UK Championship with Joe Perry trailing 23-0 as 'impetuous' and I for one am not going to disagree with the governing body.
It was unprofessional and O'Sullivan is likely to be fined.
Greatness in sport is not so much measured by how well you perform when things are going well but by how you respond when things are going badly.
O'Sullivan's answer to this was to throw his cue at the white and concede.
I prefer to focus on how well Perry played.
Here is a player who does not want 2008 to end. He began it as someone who seemed consigned to spend each season closely studying the provisional rankings to see if he would make the top 16.
He is now seventh and looks likely to end the campaign as a top eight player.
Good luck to Joe. He stuck to his task and his run in Telford follows his capture of the Championship League title, run to the Premier League semi-finals and appearance in the last four at the Crucible.
At the age of 34 he is a late developer. However, his development has not come too late and his professionalism tonight should be applauded.