September 21st, 2005

circuit

Geekery ...

I spent a little time today working out if the British fencing rankings system would work in Australia. First attempt involved a spreadsheet, but it was getting complicated and messy and reached a limit in my (eww) Excel knowledge. Second try was a simple awk script which does the job admirably. If I had to, I could probably whip it into usable shape and wrap a web page around it to make it easy to use. It's fun to tinker ...


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