[Loadstone] GPS clock stops

Charlie Richardson charlieofalbany at hotmail.com
Sat Oct 13 23:48:50 BST 2007


It wasn't an eventual figuring out what the message meant, it was pretty 
apparent the first time it happened.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Mielke" <dave at mielke.cc>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Saturday, October 13, 2007 6:30 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] GPS clock stops


> [quoted lines by Charlie Richardson on 2007/10/13 at 15:31 -0400]
>
>>I've never had a problem with the message.  It usually meant I turned off
>>the receiver without unloading the software or that the battery died.
>
> Yes, we all eventually learn what the message means, but that doesn't
> necessarily mean that the message is the best one.
>
>>Now if we want to get nit picky.
>
> No, I'm not being picky. It's always the better choice to present messages
> which don't leave new users wondering what's gone wrong and which 
> experienced
> users merely accept as being misstatements of the real problems. An 
> application
> should always be as user-friendly as possible.
>
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