[mythtv] OT: Highway exit numbering (was: MythTV - Version 1.0)

Chad masterclc at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 04:37:25 UTC 2006


On 2/9/06, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 08:14:08PM -0700, Robert LeBlanc wrote:
> > > Releases, as the user sees them, should have incremental numbers, for
> > > the same reason that Interstate exits should have sequentially
> > > increasing numbers (instead of being numbered after mileage, which is
> > > worse than useless on several different levels).
> >
> > I found that exits numbered after the mile marker to be highly useful. I
> > can always tell how many miles are left until the exit. It drove me nuts
> > when I went to Pensacola, FL and getting off at exit 14 was 2.5 hours
> > from the border! But it sounds like you are used to it.
>
> Unless you already know the exit number of the target exit, you can't
> do that, and if you *do* know the exit number, then you probably could
> have looked up the mileage anyway.
>
> OTOH, I was on a tour bus the other night, coming home from Wicked, and
> I needed to tell the tour bus driver which exit to get off at.
>
> I knew it was the third exit, but the combination of that and the
> number of the exit we'd just passed was no longer enough information to
> let me tell him where to get off.
>
> Cheers,
> -- jra
> --
> Jay R. Ashworth                                                jra at baylink.com
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>        A: No.
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Don't you guys have a string you pull when you are nearing your exit?


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