On Aug 13, 2005, at 3:08 AM, Brian Schr?der wrote:

> How are theses hours given? Is it a one-time appointment, repeating
> appointments on a weekly/monthly basis? Is there an example input so
> we can test the programs against each other?

Here's one possible idea.  What do you think?

James Edward Gray II

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Schedule:
   Wed: 9 AM to 6 PM
   Sun: 9 AM to 10 PM
   Thu: 9 AM to 8 PM
   Mon: 9 AM to 6 PM
   Tue: 9 AM to 6 PM
   Sat: 9 AM to 10 PM
   Fri: 9 AM to 6 PM
Workers:
   James:
     Wed: any
     Sun: any (prefers before 5 PM)
     Thu: 12 PM to 3 PM
     Mon: before 3 PM (prefers before 12 PM)
     Tue: any
     Sat: not available
     Fri: 12 PM to 3 PM
   Brian:
     Wed: not available
     Sun: after 1 PM
     Thu: any (prefers 8 AM to 5 PM)
     Mon: any (prefers 8 AM to 5 PM)
     Tue: any (prefers 8 AM to 5 PM)
     Sat: any
     Fri: any (prefers 8 AM to 5 PM)