Re: [form-al confession]

Gregory Alan Bolcer (
Fri, 05 Nov 1999 07:58:19 -0800

> (separating aspects of a transaction is the answer to Greg's question:
> taking a ticket has much lower latency than selling one, and
> customers may wish to buy tickets early, and walk 5500 steps before
> returning to the door. These factors say you should have more
> ticket-seller-hours than ticket-taker-hours. An additional factor
> is that part-time teenage labor can't cost that much in either wages
> or overhead.)

And you should be able to buy a year's worth of tickets and
walk in at any time. Sort of like how we used to buy car insurance
before going into Mexico. We used to have to call up and tell the
insurance guy we were going, but it'd be cool if you automatically
started the clock when you went across the border.