[OSM-talk] Edit war on the wiki "map features"

Douglas Furlong douglas.furlong at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 11:06:04 GMT 2008


2008/12/1 Matt White <mattwhite at iinet.net.au>

> Richard Fairhurst wrote:
> > Robert Vollmert wrote:
> >
> >> I do wonder why people are always jumping on the corner cases to
> >> discredit smoothness=*.
> >>
> >
> > It's not about corner cases. It's about usability. Remembering what
> > very_horrible means, or absolutely_smashing, or
> > aaaahhr_you're_my_best_mate_I_feckin_love_you_I_do, is just impossible.
> It's
> > like tracktype all over again, just with silly names.
> >
> Maybe "arsecomfort" would be better than smoothness... you drive down
> the road, and once you reach the end, you can easily determine if your
> backside falls into the "lovely", "a bit sore", "bruised", "haemmoroid
> hell" or "my coccyx is coming out my nose"
>
> Works well for all types of seated vehicles...
>

Unfortunately, that would then depend on the quality of seat that one is
placing the arse upon :)
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