From my end, this is easy. Getting authors of the various PacketCluster
replacement packages to do something together is another stroy.
Jim Idelson wrote:
>I was thinking about the process of collecting and displaying contest scores
>real-time, and came up with an idea I thought I'd share with you. This would
>augment - not replace - the current web-based proposals being implemented by
>Bruce, Dave and others. It's pretty simple:
>Use the existing packet/telnet network.
>- Packet cluster software needs to implement a few new commands and have
>to the contest scores database
>- Contest software needs to generate a score message that goes out over
>packet/telnet every so often.
>- Contest software needs to be able to retrieve and show leaderboard info.
>Leaderboard information would be submitted and retrieved over the
>set/contest K1IR ARRLDXCW MS [call, contest, category] - defines what
>contest I am in
>set/score ARRLDXCW MS 10 [contest, category, leaderboard update
>interval (minutes)] - lets the system know what leaderboard I want to track
>score K1IR 555 100 666,777 [call, QSOs, mults, score] - uploads
>my current score
>sh/score ARRLDXCW MS [contest, category] - request for a
>filtered leaderboard display
>Of course, none of these messages are broadcast to other users. Part of the
>reasoning behind this idea is to reduce the complexity of submitting scores
>viewing leaderboards from DOS-based software. This implementation would
>packet capabilities already part of CT, TR, etc.
>Jim Idelson K1IR
>email k1ir at designet.com
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