[Loadstone] approach announcement

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Thu Aug 9 01:09:32 BST 2007


This is pretty much what it does. The checkpoints just work on distance and 
announce the closest one. If you have points close together then you might 
bounce between them mainly because of gps drift or changes in approach 
angle.

On Wed, 8 Aug 2007, Dave Mielke wrote:

> [quoted lines by Shawn Kirkpatrick on 2007/08/08 at 00:06 -0700]
>
>> The checkpoints aren't ordered so the announcements work on distance. In the
>> situation you describe it's possible (and likely) that things can be
>> announced out of order if the points are close together. For something like
>> an interchange it might be better to just mark a single point for it.
>
> Okay ... that's what I'm seeing. My set was automatically geneated by having a
> list of main streets and going through the database, picking off entries which
> named two listed streets.
>
> Would it be possible to add a mode wherein Loadstone would pick the nearest
> checkpoint that I'm getting closer to, and to simply stay with just that one
> checkpoint until I start moving away from it, at which point it'd look for the
> new nearest checkpoint that I'm getting closer to?
>
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