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Steven Pantaleo <[log in to unmask]>
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Steven Pantaleo <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 13 Nov 2008 10:32:29 -0500
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This is legal... as long as the robot is completely in base before it starts 
moving again.
Steven Pantaleo

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From: "Annette Holloway" <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2008 10:21 AM
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Subject: [VADCFLL-L] Moving robot in base while program pauses

> I have a mission question.
>
> Is it legal to start mission #1 from base (touch the brick to start the 
> program),
> have it do mission #1 COMPLETELY,
> have it automatically come back to base (or it never leaves the base),
> (the program then pauses for 3 seconds while the driver repositions the 
> robot for the next mission and lets go without initiating another 
> program),
> then the robot performs mission #2 by going out of and coming back to 
> base?  (A touch sensor is not an option right now)
>
> The driver would be touching the robot in base while the program itself 
> pauses autonomously - the driver would not have to press a button to 
> initiate the next program.
>
> I would think this could be done for all missions if a team wanted to.
> Then they would have one big program and not have to hit any buttons if 
> they timed the transition correctly.
> Instead of being illegal, shouldn't a team be praised for being creative? 
> :)
>
> Annette Holloway
>
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