[Loadstone] suggestions for next version of loadstone

Przemysław Rogalski Rogalski at o2.pl
Thu Jul 30 22:34:17 BST 2009

I think, it would be better for auto-announce interval if you could set it manually, just by writing the value.
Then everyone would be satisfied.
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Od: "Gradimir Kragic" <bastono at gmail.com>
Do: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Wysłano: 30 lipca 2009 03:07
Temat: Re: [Loadstone] suggestions for next version of loadstone

>    Hi!
>    When the discussion about the next version of loadstone and I have some
> suggestions or maybe they are just questions:
> 1. I can not set "Approach time"  less than 5 seconds. Sometimes I do not want
> me, this option is activated. I would like to be set "Approach time"   at a
> value of 0 seconds. I think it would be good that can be set "Approach time"
> as well as "Max approach distance". This option can have value 0.
> 2. Next suggestion is for "Auto Announce Interval". Now we have the possibility
> to choose between 10 and 120 seconds, step is 10 seconds. I suggest the
> following steps of seconds: 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 90, 120, 180, 240 and 300.
> The new intervals are 3, 4 and 5 minutes.
> 3. grid locators and grid squares. This would be especially useful for the blind
> radio amateurs and there are many in the world. At this moment I will explain
> this. I think it can be easy to add in Astronomic Submenu . I only suggested
> that someone from the development team looked to the link of "Maidenhead Locator
> System" on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maidenhead_Locator_System
>    If this suggestion should be accepted, I can ensure the necessary additional 
> information. Only can still write that this was of great benefit for the blind 
> radio amateurs it with a GPS receiver and loadstone now easily determined grid 
> locators and grid squares.
>    Gradimir
> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] suggestions for next version of loadstone
> Adding the breadcrumb generator and all the things associated with it is on
> the todo list. I'm not sure if it'll be in the next version or not thoe,
> we'll just have to wait and see.
> If you don't want checkpoints announced all the time just turn auto announce
> off. With auto announce off checkpoints will only be announced as you
> approach them and when you arrive at them.
> It's unlikely that we'll be setting up an online store anytime soon. We're
> not a reseller of any kind so it wouldn't be practical.
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