Robots must be safe. The following types of mechanisms and components are NOT allowed: c. Those that pose an unnecessary risk of Entanglement
The definition of Entanglement states:
Entanglement – A Robot status. A Robot is Entangled if it has grabbed, hooked, or attached to an opposing Robot or a Field Element.
Say a Robot has multiple drive bases (known as a “tetherbot”) connected by V5 smart cables (the “tether”). In some past seasons it has been said that in order to satisfy R4c, the tether must be backed by a rigid material (see www.vexforum.com/t/answered-partner-minibot/27092 ). Is it still the case that tethers must be backed by a rigid material?