christian.rueb at gmx.net
Fri Jul 10 09:43:14 CEST 2009
> Is/will QSuunto-Lite a KDE program i.e. will it also run on kde4?
No it is not KDE, but there is no problem running it under KDE4.
> Is some qSuunto-Lite code already available.
Yes, see here:
> (I have a Suunto Cobra).
> On Thu, July 9, 2009 8:31 pm, Christian RÃ¼b wrote:
> > Hi,
> > glad someone is interested in this one as I want to (re)concentrate on it
> > again.
> > You can use divetools-ab to download via USB serial (see my little patch
> > here ) - the package is already capable of using /dev/ttyUSB0
> > You need to switch to host mode and have a special adapter for your
> > regular USB plug to fit into the mini USB (~ â¬1.5 on ebay).
> > Or you download them on your PC with divetools-ab and upload just the
> > file. QSuunto-Lite can only _display_ information from file _not_
> > download itself.
> > These features are planned for the next dive program which will also not
> > be Suunto specific and hopefully get GPS integration and stuff - but this
> > is still a long way...
> > Next (and probably last) feature for QSuunto-Lite will be to display the
> > dive profile graphically.
> > I am not planning to do it in elmentary as it was my first real program
> > in C++ and QT and thus also meant to learn it. But for the next program
> > maybe it will be possible to seperate GUI and logic enough, so there
> > could be a QT (e.g. for Desktop PCs) and an elementary GUI. My primary
> > target is the above mentioned feature for QSuunto-Lite and then getting
> > the new dive logging application on the way.
> > Concering QSuunto-Lite - make sure you have one of the older Suuntos that
> > are compatible with divetools-ab . Newer Suuntos are also planned to
> > be supported in the new app.
> > 
> > http://git.senfdax.de/?p=oe_recipes;a=blob;f=divetools-ab/files/001_usbse
> >rial.patch  a)
> > http://www.acs.uni-duesseldorf.de/~becka/dive/divetools/index.html b)
> > http://www.sarnau.info/papers:suunto_protocol see Vyper, Spyder, etc.
> > Hope this helps.
> > Cheers,
> > Christian
> >> Thanks for this!
> >> Questions:
> >> * What are the features you're currently working on?
> >> * This requires that the FR is in host mode to download from the dive
> >> computer, correct?
> >> * As asked earlier, any chance of porting to elementary rather than QT?
> >> Now I can't wait to get my phone back from buzz fix!
> >> Russell Dwiggins
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