Dave Ulmer wrote: > > OK, here's what I was thinking: > > Standard Approach codes: N NE E SE S SW W NW regardless of distance. > > Approach Code Strings: W2kN1kW500S50 > > This string would tell the hunter to approach from the West at 2 > kilometers, then turn North at 1k, turn West at 500meters, then approach > from the South at 50m. > > Hmmm? did I to that right? Something like that... > > Anyway you would still need your GPS to indicate the correct distance > from the cache. > > Dave... > > Jeremy Hurst wrote: > > > > Hi Dave, > > > > Great, thank you for this. What do you think of having multiple approach codes, or paths. > > > > Eg, a scenic route, a somewhat direct route... of course, all routes would be required to observe the environmental impact. > > > > J > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Dave Ulmer [mailto:email@example.com] > > Sent: Wednesday, 13 June 2001 9:14 AM > > To: Jeremy Hurst > > Subject: Re: [gpsstash] Approach Codes > > > > Please do implement Approach Codes! Anyway you want. It is my feeling > > that giving out a recommended approach direction does nothing to > > undermine the fun of geocaching. What is does do is greatly reduce > > environmental damage and prevents inadvertant trespassing. > > > > Dave... > > > > Jeremy Hurst wrote: > > > > > > Hi Dave, > > > > > > Just to be clear, I'm not trying to steal your ideas - I'm more than happy to let it known that you thought of the idea. > > > > > > I'm interested in your 'Approach Codes' idea. Would you mind if I were to implement this on my site prior to launch? > > > > > > Regards, > > > Jeremy > > > > > > -----Original Message----- > > > From: Dave Ulmer [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > > > Sent: Wednesday, 13 June 2001 5:16 AM > > > To: email@example.com > > > Subject: [gpsstash] My First Negative Interview ! > > > > > > Well ya'll drove me to it... > > > > > > After some 25 positive interviews on the subject of geocaching, I have > > > finally turned negative. > > > > > > Interviewed by the New Jersey Star Register newspaper I voiced my true > > > concerns about geocaching and the environmental damage that it can > > > create. I told about all the censorship on geocaching.com. I went on to > > > promote my adgenda of providing Approach Codes to geocachers so they > > > know what direction to approach a cache so that the land doesn't get > > > trampled. I wonder what all they will say... > > > > > > It should be published this Sunday, you can get to it from www.nj.com > > > and I will post a direct link when I get it. > > > > > > Cheers,, > > > > > > Dave... > > > > > > The gpsstash page > > > http://www.geocaching.com > > > The GPS Stash Hunt page. > > > http://www.triax.com/~yngwie/gps.html > > > > > > GeoCache HQ > > > http://www.braveheart.com.au > > > GPS Stash Hunt FAQ : > > > http://www.triax.com/~yngwie/stashfaq.txt > > > To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: > > > firstname.lastname@example.org > > > > > > > > > > > > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/ > > > > > > CONFIDENTIAL: This e-mail and any attachments are confidential and may be privileged. If you are not a named recipient, please notify the sender immediately and do not disclose the contents to another person, use it for any purpose or store or copy the information in any medium. > > CONFIDENTIAL: This e-mail and any attachments are confidential and may be privileged. If you are not a named recipient, please notify the sender immediately and do not disclose the contents to another person, use it for any purpose or store or copy the information in any medium.