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Old 01-11-2009, 09:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by dcb View Post
Interesting, you do not think sitting at a stoplight is part of the average mph?
Before the modification it was counting time non-stop even after the backlight turned off causing the speed to asymptotically approach zero (with the car sitting for a long time). It appears the code intended to stop counting time after the backlight turned off, but that wasn't the case on my car. If it counts time for weeks on end while I'm not using the car, then the average speed it reports to me has no useful information.

I think both options would be good: stop counting at stops and stop counting after display timeout.

Most bicycle computers have the option to not count stops in the average, and that is what I prefer.
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