[Loadstone] Show area and checkpoints only

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Mon Nov 5 12:17:21 GMT 2007

A mass point checking feature could run in to two unexpected problems. The 
first is running out of memory. Since you wouldn't know how many results 
will be in a given search there's no telling how much memory the list will 
need. Some of these phones don't have what you'd call a lot of memory to 
work with so this could be a real problem. The second problem would be if 
you get the list in to ram then you have to process it with every position 
change. That's going to be very computationally expensive and probably quite 

On Mon, 5 Nov 2007, Ari Moisio wrote:

> Hi
> I agree.  If only checked points are visible when looking for nearest points 
> there should be similar behaviour when looking for several nearby points.
> A mass-checkin feature for multiple points at once would be nice too: points 
> within given  radius around certain point or points with given string in 
> their names.
> You can still escape from the Gates of hell: Use Linux!
> -- 
> mr. M01510
> On Mon, 5 Nov 2007, Cathomas Jürg wrote:
>> ;The way it works now allows you to look at the database even if the use ; 
>> checkpoints only is active.
>> Yes, that's ok and the marked points are indicated, but why not restrict on 
>> marked points when "checkpoints only" is active?
>> So, you would have a better chance to find the next checkpoinp on your way.
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