Begin forwarded message:
> From: Scott Evans <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: November 13, 2008 2:45:36 PM EST
> To: Darlene Pantaleo <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: mission's end
> Reply-To: [log in to unmask]
> Hi Darlene,
> Darlene Pantaleo wrote:
>> Scott, we seem to have a missing link in the rules. At what point
>> is a mission considered completed? In the test the levees mission,
>> is it completed 1) when the robot hits the activation bar, 2) when
>> it backs off and is no longer touching the bar, or 3) when the
>> wheel comes to a stop?
> Most missions are only considered "done" at the end of the match.
> But since this mission is irreversible, it's done when the required
> result is achieved. And for this one, there are two results
> needed. First, the wheel needs to shoot out cleanly, and next, it
> has to roll freely until [whatever]. Since nothing can control the
> rolling wheel once it's on its way, I'd say you can pick the robot
> up as soon as it has hit the lever. It would be best though if you
> waited until the robot backed off a little though, so the referee
> doesn't think it was your hand motion that helped trigger the thrower.
>> Teams want to know when it is OK to touch the robot if it is
>> completing a mission while in base (and still score the points).
> Yes, but wait until it's clearly done its thing.
> Warm Regards,
>> Darlene Pantaleo
>> Judge Advisor
>> Maggie Walker
> Scott Evans - [log in to unmask]
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