Yet more Roman Number Conversions

Yes – I know this is another obscure ALGOL68 post, but I just can’t help liking this archaic language for all it’s strangeness, and it can get pretty strange!
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More Roman Number Conversions

Last time I looked at updating my original post I got a little side tracked and ended up rewriting the original code rather than adding a routine to convert an integer to roman numerals.
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Optimizing the filesystem when using a solid state disk

Though modern solid state drives can now store a large amount of data they differ from conventional disks in a number of ways.
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Finding your Raspberry Pi using nmap

There have been a number of times when having got my Raspberry Pi all set up and ready to take time-lapse photographs, or just when I think I have finished configuring it as a music player, the moment I tuck it away on a window sill or somewhere behind the hi-fi I discover I need to connect to it from my laptop to modify something, only to find I don’t know or can’t remember the IP address.
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Roman Number Conversion

This is an update of an older post describing a short program written in ALGOL 68 to convert strings of roman numbers to decimal integer values.
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