To exempt multiple exits from the requirement of Sentence 220.127.116.11.(1), which requires that all exits be separate, if measures are taken to limit the cumulative capacity of the converging exits.
This is to limit the probability that an excessive portion of the required exiting capacity will consist of converging exits, which could lead to insufficient width in other exits to permit efficient egress in an emergency situation if the converged exit becomes obstructed or inaccessible, which could lead to delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place, which could lead to harm to persons.
To direct Code users to Sentence 18.104.22.168.(2).