[Loadstone] Future Releases

Dark Sight darksight2010 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 11 01:22:44 GMT 2011


Yes, that's why I requested that kind of option, you described it
right. separate command is a good idea too.

On 11/10/11, Ari Moisio <arimo at iki.fi> wrote:
> Hi
>
> I agree with order of items announced, usually the direction and distance
> are more important than the name of the point but sometimes the point is
> more important.
>
> For example when i'm totally lost name of the point is the most important
> but when pinpointing to specific location direction and distance are more
> important.  Especially this is true with long, machine-generated point
> names.
>
> There could for example be a separate command to announce the  distance
> and direction first ant the point or checkpoint name afterwards.
>
> On some cases , such as  arrival announcements direction and distance  are
> only confusing because due the accuracy limitations that information is
> probably wrong.
>
>
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> On Wed, 9 Nov 2011, Dark Sight wrote:
>
>> I intended the auto announce of meter changes for locked point only or
>> for isolate checkpoint, not to all points.
>>
>> If my requests are quite impossible for Loadstone to implement, I hope
>> this another one is not, it's pretty simple.
>> Normally in navigation mode, Loadstone anounce the point name first
>> then the distance and lastly the position. an option to change this
>> format is probably not hard to be done I guess, what I mean is an
>> option of format to choose like Loadstone will announce distance first
>> then position and last is point name. hopefully that option would be
>> added inside settings in next version.
>>
>> I think Loadstone won't release an unsigned version, maybe because of
>> credibility purposes or professionalism reasons.
>>
>> On 11/9/11, Polaris-17 <djpolar at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I have 17-capabilities certificate for my phone. So why not to publish
>>> unsigned version for people who have this option?
>>>
>>> On 2011-11-09 09:46, Shawn Kirkpatrick wrote:
>>>> Symbian has made it rather complicated to sign anything. You'd pretty
>>>> much need either a publisher id or a developer cert to sign the code.
>>>> But to get a developer cert you need a publisher id. It pretty much
>>>> means you're going to have to pay to sign unless the code involved
>>>> doesn't use any capabilities. Unfortunately loadstone uses some
>>>> capabilities so we have this problem.
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, 8 Nov 2011, Polaris-17 wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Why not to publish beta / test versions even unsigned? Some people
>>>>> have their own certificates. Or is there public resource repository?
>>>>>
>>>>> On 2011-11-08 00:36, Shawn Kirkpatrick wrote:
>>>>>> We hope to start testing a new release some time soon. We're
>>>>>> currently waiting for our publisher id to be renewed before we can
>>>>>> do anything.
>>>>>> The automatic announcing of the closest point is never going to
>>>>>> happen with the current system. People keep asking for this and the
>>>>>> answer is always going to be the same until a new database engine is
>>>>>> found.
>>>>>> Automatic announcing of the distance to the closest checkpoint or
>>>>>> the locked point could probably be done. This would have to be on an
>>>>>> interval of some kind since you wouldn't want it to announce for
>>>>>> every meter of change.
>>>>>> The ability to play waves or other files in place of beep tones is
>>>>>> on the to do list. This shouldn't be too hard to do but may not be
>>>>>> completely reliable on all phones.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Mon, 7 Nov 2011, Dark Sight wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hello
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Do we have to expect new releases soon? I'ts been a long time since
>>>>>>> the last version released, and I wish it's not final.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I have feature requests too, hoping LS team wil consider.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Auto announce of closest point regardless if it's check or uncheck,
>>>>>>> so
>>>>>>> I don't have to press center key time to time while traveling just to
>>>>>>> monitor the closest point around. I have tuns of points all over the
>>>>>>> city, it's not necessary to check them all and turn on auto announce
>>>>>>> as a solution.
>>>>>>> Or otherwise, auto announce of new closest point, when the current
>>>>>>> closest point changed by other point closest than the current,
>>>>>>> Loadstone will announce the new closest point.
>>>>>>> This kind of feature is conveniently great for those who want to
>>>>>>> monitor the points around while traveling.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Auto announce of checkpoints distance or locked point distance,
>>>>>>> example: when the distance to the checkpoint or lock point drops to
>>>>>>> 50
>>>>>>> meters, Loadstone will announce every changes happen to the meters
>>>>>>> until you reach the point. looks like monitoring the meter distance
>>>>>>> status. well, can do it manually by pressing center key rapidly, but
>>>>>>> much better if automaticaly.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Lastly, assigning wav or amr sound files instead of beeping tones, I
>>>>>>> don't know why only beeping tones, maybe to conserve memory. anyway,
>>>>>>> just a suggestion.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thanks in advance
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