[TriLUG] Uploading Race Info Automatically: question
c.crider at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 16:16:45 EDT 2007
I guess that the meat of this is that the 2 other PC's are off limits to me
as using them, or modifying them in any way. This is because the owners are
not being very nice about things.
Anyway, I just want to grab the data every half-hour or so and upload it, in
to a basic web page.
On 10/2/07, Carl Crider <c.crider at gmail.com> wrote:
> I need to auto upload race results from a race course.
> Ok, here's the scenario:
> This is for Slalom Skateboard racing. We have a timer that gives
> us the times of each racer. That info is typed into a spreadsheet.
> In order to save the timing guy from being hassled, there is a networked
> PC in another tent. That PC has a 42" TV screen to show the racers where
> they stand. [those PC's are windoze]
> My goal is to get/capture this info onto my linux laptop and have it
> to the web [maybe a blog] automatically. I want to try and take factor-X
> out of the equation, because factor-X gets bored or hungry and walks away
> from the laptop, forgetting to update the wesite. I am racing and don't
> have time
> to babysit the info either. Any ideas? I do have the webspace, and
> space to use. We do have WiFi access for everything.
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