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Jan 28, 2008, 6:29:28 PM (12 years ago)
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  • FAQ

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    44Feel free to add more Q&A to this FAQ
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    6 Q: What does FS mean?
     6Q: What does FS mean?[[BR]]
    77A: That is a secret.
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    9 Q: Why make another scoring system when there are many alternatives available?
    10 A: RACE was initially made available for free for CIVL members use, but as GPS scoring became the normal method of scoring competitions the development of RACE stalled. Limitations in the code and structure of RACE meant it was better to start from scratch to solve the challenges for scorers, and also be able to handle future changes and
     9Q: Why make another scoring system when there are many alternatives available?[[BR]]
     10A: RACE was initially made available for free for CIVL members use, but as GPS scoring became the normal method of scoring competitions the development of RACE stalled. Limitations in the code and structure of RACE meant it was better to start from scratch to solve the challenges for scorers, and also be able to handle future changes to the scoring formats and formulas.
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    1213There are and have been several variants of GPS scoring programs available, some commercial, some for free. They have all been useful but most have been discontinued as the market is very small, or the use of the solution require high technical knowledge.
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    1416The goal of FS is to be free and open source, very efficient, easy to use, and well documented.