Idea for Openmoko application: Tide updates

Jim Ancona jim at
Wed Sep 17 22:03:25 CEST 2008

Michael Shiloh wrote:
> Surfers, fisherpeople, and I'm sure others care about the tides. Turns 
> out there are websites and applications that provide this data. For a 
> nice review:
> Something like this would seem to be ideal for Openmoko, especially with 
> GPS.

I've used Tide Tool, a nice GPL Palm App mentioned in the review. It's 
based on XTide which is available in Debian. It runs on my Freerunner, 
although the UI uses multiple windows in a way that doesn't work well on 
the small display. That might be a good place to start.


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