[Loadstone] Clock-face cardinal discrepancy in exploration mode

Charlie Richardson charlieofalbany at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 12 02:13:00 BST 2007


4:30 with 2 hands would represent 2 directions.  4:30 in the sense I thought 
when I first read the suggestion making it worse by having 24 positions, 
each of the 12 plus half positions.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2007 8:04 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Clock-face cardinal discrepancy in exploration mode


> Wouldn't this make the problem worse? The biggest problem is that there's 
> 12
> directions on the clock face but only 8 direction keys. I'm also not sure
> what direction something like 4:30 would represent. It's been a long time
> since I've used an analog clock but wouldn't something like 4:30 represent
> two different directions?
>
> On Thu, 11 Oct 2007, Dave Mielke wrote:
>
>> [quoted lines by Shawn Kirkpatrick on 2007/10/11 at 03:59 -0700]
>>
>>> I'm not sure what a good fix for this would be. Maybe just removing the
>>> clock face setting from the exploration mode directions?
>>
>> Or, perhaps, supporting directions like 4:30.
>>
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