[Loadstone] Astronomical functions

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at loadstone-gps.com
Thu Oct 9 23:54:32 BST 2008


Dst is just an adjustment to the time offset. There's supposed to be 
functions to figure out the time zone and dst but they don't seem to work. 
This may depend on the phone modle thoe so maybe at some point this could be 
done automatically with some phones.

On Wed, 8 Oct 2008, Dave Mielke wrote:

> [quoted lines by Shawn Kirkpatrick on 2008/10/08 at 15:20 -0700]
>
>> The time offset settings in loadstone are used to convert the gps time from
>> the receiver from gmt to the local time.
>
> Would you also be able to factor in whether or not Daylight Saving Time is set
> in the clock? I routinely find it rather complicated to fix things when we
> transition in/out of DST as I have to change the DST state of the clock and
> then also change Loadstone's GMT offset. It'd be much nicer if only the clock's
> DST state had to be changed.  To do this right, of course, Loadstone may need
> another setting for how different DST is from standard time. Offering
> 30,60,90.120 minutes may be enough.
>
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