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Re: Sorting Keys and Values

by Maclir (Curate)
on Apr 27, 2002 at 14:11 UTC ( #162512=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Sorting Keys and Values

Before you get too carried away, you need to correct some business logic first. You say the following is your desired output:

1st Place: user3 (232 Points)
2nd Place: user1 (200 Points)
3rd Place: user2 (190 Points), user5 (190 Points)
4th Place: user4 (187 Points)

What you have to do is where two (or more) people tie for a place, you have to skip that number of places for the next place. Thus in the above situation you have no "4th place"; rather, user 4 is in 5th place. Of course, had three people tied for 3rd place, then the next place awarded would be 6th place.

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