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Hey Tim, Thanks For All The Commas

CTP Teams leaderboards now come with added commas

OK so this may not make a huge difference to your life…but it does to mine.

Yesterday Tim did something really awesome…simple but awesome none the less – he added commas to the scores on the CTP Teams leaderboards.

“So what?” you might reply.

Well with teams like SurfAholics Alpha getting numbers week in and week out which run into the tens of billions it is so difficult to read those numbers without commas.

Look for yourself…which is easier to read:

  1. 26334967771 or
  2. 26,334,967,771

In the latter I can see, at a glance, that the number is 26 billion something but in the first then I have to point my cursor in the screen and move backwards in groups of three to get the same information.

And given that I look at the numbers every single day this is a huge help.

So, once again, thanks Tim for the commas.

9 responses to “Hey Tim, Thanks For All The Commas”

  1. I was getting worried when I saw the screenshot but I see it’s from last week lol

    Thank you Tim for the comma’s indeed.

    The Alpha’s and the Ubers in the 10,000,000,000’s this week.

    WTG Ubers!!!!

  2. And then it’s just Wednesday. What a great achievement

  3. Hi. I am Terry Allison. I am a SurfAholic…Every day?…Every day…

  4. James Bain says:

    Yes, it is easier to glance and see what the numbers are.

    Thanks

  5. its much easier to reaad with the commas added, thank you

  6. Thank you Tim for the comma’s.

    It’s easier to glance and see what the numbers are.

  7. Anton Parvov says:

    it is easier, thank you!

  8. Yay for a thoughtful programmer that probably in all reality doesn’t understand the difference a comma will make to those that view 🙂

  9. Karen Kuty says:

    Punctuation rocks!

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