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Mail in EXP-11.1
« on: July 20, 2013, 02:19:02 PM »
James,
Installed EXP11.1. Running OK sofar.
One remark: What version you have is only visible after starting the .exe.
Why not using a name like Simutrans-EXP-11-1.exe.
Even more important with Makeobj.exe, where even when running you can't see the version. Also here
MakeobjEXP13-1.exe (13 is yearnumber)


BTW: Do you realize the date of EXP11.1 is 7-5-2012 !!!

Mail in bundles of 1kg.
I think I can understand why you did this. It is more realistic than the huge amount of mail in the past, coming
from one letterbox.
There is however a problem with the transport-fee.
The indicated fee of 0,02 Cr/kg is OK for modern times.
In the past it should be a lot lower (inflation) Assuming that Makeobj can't handle figures <0,01 it will cause problems.
Would it be possible to generate mail in kg, where one letter is 0,01 kg.
You have this way a lot more possibilities to adapt the mail-fee in the past.
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« Last Edit: July 20, 2013, 02:29:28 PM by AvG »

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Re: Mail in EXP-11.1
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2013, 07:08:00 PM »
As to inflation, the plan is actually at some point in the future to introduce a mechanism that expressly simulates inflation.

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Re: Mail in EXP-11.1
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2013, 07:49:48 PM »
OK James, but what about my question about mailgeneration in parts of kg (0,01 kg = `weight of a letter)


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Re: Mail in EXP-11.1
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2013, 08:14:46 PM »
The issue of the appropriate size for a bundle was discussed in some detail here.

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Re: Mail in EXP-11.1
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2013, 10:47:19 PM »
Sorry James for my stupid idea. It's kinda late now, but I realize that my proposal will worsen the problem.
Tomorrow, when my mind is clear again, I will read your link.
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Re: Mail in EXP-11.1
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2013, 10:55:15 PM »
Don't worry - it's always good to share ideas.