[Loadstone] Feature wishes

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Fri Nov 2 09:26:56 GMT 2007


There's already a trip meter that'll do this using the gps. The one we're 
thinking about would be another trip meter so that the distance of a virtual 
trip in exploration mode could be measured.

On Fri, 2 Nov 2007, Jacob Kruger wrote:

> Might be interesting/nice to have one so that, for example, if you were
> doing something like walking around for exercise or something, and for
> whatever reason didn't need navigation help, it might still be nice to know
> how far you'd eventually travelled.
>
> Stay well
>
> Jacob Kruger
> Blind Biker
> Skype: BlindZA
> '...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2007 2:14 AM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Feature wishes
>
>
>> A trip meter for exploration mode is kind of an interesting idea. Does
>> anyone else think this would be a useful feature?
>>
>> On Thu, 1 Nov 2007, Ari Moisio wrote:
>>
>>> Hi
>>>
>>>  I have collected   a number of nearby intersections to have a little map
>>> of my surroundings. Because i live in rural area where all streets are
>>> not
>>> exactly east2west and north2south  with rigth angles i still have some
>>> problems with exploration mode. I have, however, managed to use it
>>> somehow but i have to turn my phone towards north every time i'll use
>>> exploration mode.
>>>
>>> Here are my two eurocents feature
>>> wishes anyway:
>>>
>>> - Show area should be bound to some  hotkey. It is only sensible way to
>>> actually find some waypoint or intersection but it is buried too deeply
>>> in
>>> the menu structure:
>>> options->functions->show area,  at least eight keystrokes for every
>>> virtual movement.
>>>
>>> - Showw area should also be accessible in navigation mode instead of
>>> current point lottery.
>>>
>>> - There could be a trip meter available with exploration mode too. I
>>> wanted to check length of the trip i have walked earlier and marked some
>>> more waypoints and noticed only way to find out actual length of the
>>> journey is to walk it thru virtually and  add manyally each and every
>>> part
>>> of the journey.
>>>
>>>
>>> You can still escape from the Gates of hell: Use Linux!
>>> --
>>> mr. M01510
>>>
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