2008.9 GPS

Sarton O'Brien roguemoko at roguewrt.org
Tue Sep 23 08:06:39 CEST 2008

On Tuesday 23 September 2008 14:19:45 Chia-I Wu wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 09:25:39PM +0200, Alex Oberhauser wrote:
> > What program do you use? If I have tried only with the "location" program
> > I haven't received a fix. With the testprogram openmoko-gps-ui (I'm not
> > sure with the name) and tangogps it works. When there is clear sky and a
> > free sight after 1:30 or 2 minutes. When you start then "location" after
> > you have received a fix with one of the two programs mentionend it finds
> > your location.
> The "Searching for your location" message and "Unable to locate a fix"
> alert is merely informative.  After they disappear, Locations (actually,
> diversity-daemon) continues listening to /dev/ttySAC1 silently and
> waiting for a fix.  Could you help verify it?
> If it causes confusions, it should be changed.

I agree, the message is confusing and gives the wrong impression. Something 
like 'Your position is not available at this time' would be more appropriate 
or maybe some kind of progress/status indicator to denote that it is 
attempting to retrieve information.


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