[RC5] automating a personal rc5 statistics gif

Dave Avery daa at rmi.net
Sat May 29 13:00:41 EDT 1999

On Sat, 29 May 1999 12:36:39 +0200, Dominique Pelle wrote:

>I would like to create a gif image to show my personal 
>rc5 statistics (more or less like the gif in the d.net
>stat page http://www.distributed.net/statistics).
>I also want to automate the daily update of this stat gif
>and fetch the info from the personal statistics web page: 
>   http://stats.distributed.net/rc5-64/psummary.php3?id=158731
>The idea is to put the script in the crontab.
>1. Does anybody have a perl script that fetch personal
>   statistics from the web stat page?
>2. What is the best way to create a nice gif (showing the
>   number of blocks sent vs date or kkeys/sec vs date, etc)?
>   I wonder what is used to create the stat graph on
>   the d.net stat page.  I'm thinking about using gd
>   (http://www.boutell.com/gd)  Is there something else?
>I bet someone has done this before.  If so, I do not want to
>reinvent the wheel.  Thanks for your help.

email/team history data/plots are the next feature that's set to 
return to statsbox

Dave Avery                                       daa at rmi.net
daa at distributed.net
distributed .net Statistics plotting http://www.distributed.net/statistics
        Flight Simulator hardware and software engineering

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