[OSM-talk] Fwd: Nav4All navigation shut down by Navteq

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 3 12:13:56 GMT 2010

Frederik Ramm wrote:
>Sent: 03 February 2010 11:38 AM
>To: Richard Fairhurst
>Cc: talk at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] Fwd: Nav4All navigation shut down by Navteq
>Richard Fairhurst wrote:
>> That is 300 times more open to misinterpretation than the cycleway
>> Yet we cope.
>That's because the English have been trained to cope with stuff that
>nobody else understands for approximately the last 500 years, by way of
>ball games.
>--- start quote fixed playing rules ---
>There are two sides, one out in the field the other one in. Each man
>that's in the side that's in goes out, and when he's out he comes in and
>the next man goes in until he's out. When they are all out, the side
>hat's out comes in and the side that's been in goes out and tries to get
>those coming in, out. Sometimes you get men still in and not out.
>When a man goes out to go in, the men who are out try to get him out,
>and when he is out he goes in and the next man in goes out and goes in.
>There are two men called umpires who stay out all the time and they
>decide when the men who are in are out. When both sides have been in and
>all the men have been out, and both sides have been out twice after all
>the men have been in, including those who are not out, that is the end
>of the game.
>--- end quote ---

Ah, but the rules have changed. We now have three umpires. The third stays
in but decides if those who are in are out if those umpires who are out are
unsure whether those who are in are out or in. 

This certainly makes the rules a lot simpler don't you think?



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