GPS logger / field data collection

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Mon Aug 25 00:58:26 CEST 2008

Am Sonntag 24 August 2008 22:34:16 schrieb Jim Morris:
> Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
> > Sounds like a good plan. Let me note that by just using ogspd from the
> > FSO framework, you could skip 1)-3) and go right to 5) (dunno about 4).
> I just ported xgps to Qtopia, this was of course using the client for gpsd.
> Qtopia does not currently use frameworkd, do you know if there are plans
> for qtopis to use it?

For pure Qtopia (i.e. not 2008.8) unlikely. Trolltech is satisfied with their 
own integrated backend, I don't see any motivation for them to switch to 
anything else.

> (I'm not switching to FSO yet) If not can I install 
> ogpsd standalone?

Most portions of the frameworkd work fine in parallel with Qtopia. Just 
install frameworkd and edit its init script to launch it with "-s 


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