CLUG Political Compass graph

A couple people on #clug were updating their Political Compass scores, which prompted me to jump on the bandwagon and do the test. I came out with the following scores.

Economic Left/Right: -4.38
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -2.21

I then thought that it would be interesting to compare everyone's scores on a graph, so I wrote a [Python][] [script][py] to get the scores from Spinach and a [Gnuplot][] [script][p] to plot them.

CLUG Political Compass

To add yourself to the graph, tell Spinach your score in the following format. The graph is regenerated every hour.

cocooncrash.political_compass is -4.38 / -2.21 (2008/09/14)

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It would be cool if the graph

It would be cool if the graph could track people over time. I have made a start at getting the Python code to output suitable data, but none of the machines I have handy have a new enough gnuplot in the repo to play with the graph generation stuff. Perhaps I'll play some more later on.