sharing/swapping items between lists

Ross ross.jett at
Tue Apr 14 05:21:59 CEST 2009

On Apr 13, 9:08 am, a... at (Aahz) wrote:
> In article <c569228f-f391-4317-83a2-08621c601... at>,
> Ross  <ross.j... at> wrote:
> >I'm example was probably a bad one. A better example of
> >output I would like would be something like [[1,2],[3,4],[5,6]] and
> >then for the leftovers list [7,8,9,10 etc]. What I'm trying to do is
> >produce some sort of round robin algorithm for tennis that is
> >constrained by the number of courts available each week. So if there
> >are only 3 courts available for a singles league and 10 people have
> >signed up, 4 players will have a bye each week. I want my algorithm to
> >produce unique matchups each week and also give each player the same
> >angle?
> How about Googling for "round robin algorithm python"?  ;-)
> --
> Aahz (a... at           <*>
> Why is this newsgroup different from all other newsgroups?

I have the basic algorithm and it works fine...I'm just having trouble
adding another parameter to it that allows for court constraints and
bye weeks.

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