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FS 2013 R3.1 released

FS 2013 R3 still had some problems with local and UTC times, so we went through the whole program and changed the way times are used and displayed. While doing this, we got rid of the long and very hard

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FS 2013 R3 (bugfix) released

FS 2013 R3 has just been released and is available for download. This release fixes a number of bugs that were reported since the release of FS 2013 R2 last August. For details, see the release page. As always, should

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FS 2013 R2 released

FS 2013 R2 has just been released and is available for download. This release fixes a number of bugs that were reported since the release of FS 2013. For details, see the release page. As always, should you run into

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FS 2013 released

FS 2013, this year’s edition of the CIVL scoring software for paragliding and hang-gliding cross-country competitions, has been released and is available from the FS 2013 download page: Unlike previous editions, FS 2013 comes only with the most recent versions

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True Altitude – 3D scoring test software

Daniel Dimov presented his work on finding true altitude at the 2013 CIVL plenary. The presentation and software is now available from the FS website, and work is underway to further integrate into FS. Abstract; Precise altitude information is necessary

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FS Survey: Results are out

I’m sorry it took me so long, but finally, I got around to writing up the results from the FS survey we conducted this spring. You can download it from here: FS_Survey_Summary

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Bug in FS affects leading points in stopped tasks

This was discovered during the Belgian Paragliding Open 2012, thanks guys for bringing it to our attention: There is currently an error in FS where in stopped tasks, the stop time is not considered for calculating leading points. The end

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A short bit on GAP 2011

Some of you will have noticed that since summer 2011, FS comes with an additional scoring formula: GAP2011. Unfortunately, there is no documentation around that explains what changes were made from GAP2008 to GAP2011. We’re working on improving the documentation

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FS Survey for Score Keepers

A new team of developers started to work on FS, CIVL’s scoring software. We already have some ideas on where we want to go with that program, but of course the most important input for this comes from the people

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Major site update to fs.fai.org

If you can read this we have successfully upgraded the website and backend systems for fs.fai.org The frontpage is now based on WordPress, the forums have been overhauled, updated and upgraded, and the Trac Wiki and ticket system is upgraded

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