[Loadstone] Approach time

Saqib Saqib500 at btinternet.com
Fri Sep 11 09:37:23 BST 2009


How do you check an street crossing? The other day my house location was 
announced and I was at least a 100 yards away from it. LS reported the house 
beeing around a 100 yards away.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 10, 2009 10:14 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Approach time


> Some of us do not use the auto announce function and use the software for 
> the most part out of the box with the auto announce functin turned off 
> which is the default. That away only the street crossing that we have 
> checked are announced. Some of us use it as a aid to help us and not to 
> guide us. I seem to recall that is what LoadStone was designed for.
>
> Signed: Stephen Giggar
> Skype: dr-phone.
>
> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Ari Moisio" <arimo at iki.fi>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Thursday, September 10, 2009 12:18 AM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Approach time
>
>
>> Hi
>>
>>   I have also sound arrival and approach announcements  ofter very 
>> irritating, especially if one stops for a while near a point.  Auto 
>> announce will usually provide adequate information to follow a route.
>>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> mr. M01510 & guide Loadstone-GPS
>>
>>
>> On Wed, 9 Sep 2009, Shawn Kirkpatrick wrote:
>>
>>> Why would you set the approach time to 0? If this were possible then 
>>> checkpoints wouldn't be of much use.
>>> The approach distance setting shouldn't be touched, it's just a fallback 
>>> in case the approach time failes for some reason.
>>>
>>> On Wed, 9 Sep 2009, Gradimir Kragic wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>    Hi to all,
>>>>
>>>> I like Set  "Approach time" to zero. Only minimal values is 5 seconds. 
>>>> whether
>>>> the new version of "loadstone" to be so?
>>>> approach distance or Arrival radius, what is important when people
>>>> moving,approached some point or Arrival radius  of some  point. Default 
>>>> settings
>>>> for Max approach distance is 10 and for Arrival radius is 16.
>>>>
>>>>    Sincerely Gradimir
>>>>
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