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[DPRG] RE: SWARC at RoboRama

Subject: [DPRG] RE: SWARC at RoboRama
From: rten at new.metronet.com rten at new.metronet.com
Date: Thu Sep 11 17:57:01 CDT 2003

Actually, some people use RC to do a no-touch start. That is about all I
can think of that would fit the current rules.
Ralph

On Tue, 9 Sep 2003, Sheila Doyle wrote:

> With DPRG and SWARC in the same room, it is a matter of time before someone
> builds a half and half.  Some responses being autonomous and some requiring
> input from outside operator.  For example, R/C input may say right turn but
> autonomous robot keeps a minimum wall clearance and won't turn before the
> corner.
> The concept of real construction gets back to the (thankfully now dead)
> argument of how many points for kit built vs plan built vs
> cook-your-own-plastic.
> Sheila
>
>
> > Shelia:
> > You did both! Very good job, too!
> > Ralph
> >
> > On Tue, 9 Sep 2003, . wrote:
> >
> > > :P  <--- see tongue in the cheek?
> > >
> > > That, I believe, was the hollow sound of a can-can gauntlet hitting
> > > the marble floors of TSP?
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Sheila Doyle <srdoyle at earthlink.net>
> > > Sent: Sep 9, 2003 6:46 AM
> > > To: dprglist <dprglist at dprg.org>
> > > Subject: Re: [DPRG] RE: SWARC at RoboRama
> > >
> > > > There are those who feel Lego Mindstorms are just toys because
> > > > there is no real construction or programming involved,...'
> > >
> > > Idle question...just what is 'real construction or programing'?
> > >
> > > Sheila
> > >
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