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Linux Journal: Play Ball: Introducing Fungoes

“When I was growing up and didn’t have a car, I always was
involved in two activities–working on my four-seam fastball from
my Luis Tiant wind-up or peaking and poking with BASIC. Now that I
am older, I have moved beyond BASIC and dived into baseball
statistics, perhaps because I never got a good feel for a
curveball. Nearly all of my statistical investigations have used
open-source tools. I have tested the limits of OpenOffice.org and
Gnumeric. I have put numbers produced from g77-compiled programs
into Perl and TCL, and I have created graphs with gnuplot. Until
now, I have kept my work and the strange collection of tools I use
to myself.

“How un-open source of me…”

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