> -----Original Message-----
> From: mi400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx / Richard Casey
> Sent: Monday, September 20, 2004 12:46 PM
> Are all of the amounts you're dealing with positive? If so, you could
> eliminate any amounts that were greater than the discrepancy you were
> looking for. Also, during your summing process, you could stop totaling
> amounts when the running total exceeded the discrepancy you were looking
> for.

Yes, thanks, someone brought that up earlier (maybe in another list?)

> It sounds like the "odometer" technique mentioned in a previous
> post is the best way to go.

I have yet to look at the details on that one, but it seems like it would be
one interesting odometer!


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