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Sun Feb 22 16:09:44 CET 2009
onen.om at free.fr schrieb:
> Hallo Sebastian,
> as stated in a previous thread, I have been working on a logger of GPS/GSM data,
> for the openBmap project . I was almost done when discovering through
> community updates the existence of your project.
> I decided to release before getting in touch with you. I had a look at your
> code. Please correct me if I am wrong. You send direct AT commands to the
> device, and do not use DBus FSO API? If so do you intend to keep it this way?
I started coding with fso 4.1 and there was no possibility to get all
the information i need (as far as i know). With fso 5 it should be
possible to use the built in dbus commands.
I send at command via the fso debug commands and catch the results.
> In my logger, I use the DBus API. Thus I thought that we could try to build a
> common engine, and put GUIs on top of it. My idea would be to have an engine
> based on FSO API. On top of it have your game aspect. Stefan also pointed out
> that we could have the GSM/GPS logger + positioning system as a framework
> daemon. (please correct me if I misunderstood).
> What do you think? Source code is in the package, as it is Python based.
>  http://realtimeblog.free.fr/
> Quoting Sebastian Hammerl <list-openmoko at omoco.de>:
>> now I find the time to post on the community mailinglist and like to
>> (already mentioned here) introduce myself and CellHunter.
>> I am student right now and got together with some friends and imagined
>> that we could have fun with cellids and games based on there cells. But
>> for this we need a database to work on and so i started the project
>> CellHunter .
>> CellHunter is a game where you collect cellids together with the gps
>> position you received this cell. You are working in teams and get points
>> for each cell you submit. The score for the submitted cell depends on
>> the type of cell if it is already known or brand new. More about the
>> point system on the homepage .
>> Right know the CellHunter database contains about 450000 entries with
>> ~9000 unique cells. 35 teams active and we get new cells everyday.
>> I know that there a several other cell databases and i contacted
>> opencellid two days ago and will contribute. Others are welcome to
>> contact me.
>> The license of the data is discussed at the moment, i think it will be
>> cc-by-sa but because this project is very new and grows faster than i
>> expected i just want to check available licenses and their pros and cons.
>> The idea to create a database of cells is not new but to combine it with
>> a game is something that motivates people to contribute.
>> Here are some technical details about CellHunter:
>> - offline and online logging of cells
>> - logging of the main and up to 6 neighbourcells your mobile phone "sees"
>> - statistcs displayed right on your freerunner
>> - data displayable in google maps and osm
>> - browsing osm cell map with dynamically loaded cell locations
>> - export as kml / csv of the whole db or by team
>> - teams of submitters with infotext about the group on the homepage
>> - gui availabe in german and english
>> Most of the already collected cells are located in germany and i would
>> like to see some other countries to start their teams and collect
>> points. You get ready to run FSO and debian packages on the homepage .
>> If you have any ideas or suggestions i would like to hear them. For
>> german users: we discuss cellhunter at the freeyourphone forums 
>> Greetings, Sebastian
>>  http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/CellHunter
>>  http://cellhunter.omoco.de
>>  http://freeyourphone.de/portal_v1/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=865
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