to clarify.. would you say the realtions are as follows:

==
>=
<=
!=
<
>

or are you thinking of  just a specifc subset?

> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: A puzzle
> From: "Bill Guindon" <agorilla / gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, March 08, 2005 2:27 pm
> To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
> 
> given 5 variables... incoming, minimium, current, maximum, reserve
> 
> produce a text file that shows every possible map of the variable relations.
> 
> Something along the lines of this:
> 
>   minimum < current < hidden = incoming = reserve
> 
> For cases such as the above that have two or more equal variables, the
> names should be sorted alphabetically, and duplicates removed:
> 
> keep: minimum < current < hidden = incoming = reserve
> 
> drop: minimum < current < incoming = hidden = reserve
> drop: minimum < current < incoming = reserve = hidden
> etc.
> 
> btw, if you think this is quiz worthy, don't post possible answers --
> but feel free to send "solutions" or  suggestions to me off list.
> 
> -- 
> Bill Guindon (aka aGorilla)