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Re: Touch sensors (placement of)

On Mon, Jan 31, 2000 at 07:42:43PM -0500, Joyce Poon wrote:
> No.  Because although we do have a front/back side to the robot, there are
> still lots of chances of getting hit on the sides too (ie in a corner).

Try taking a circular object that can only move back/forwards and
making it strike an object with its side.  It's by no means
impossible, but it's far harder.

> The size of the flaps don't really matter too much.... it just depends on
> how we attach them (as it stands right now, longer flaps are preferred).

The number of flaps effects the number of pins used (and left
available).  One VIA port has 8 pins.  8 is a nice number.

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