Version 0.4 of MokoGeocaching released
lida_mail at 163.com
Sat May 9 08:43:57 CEST 2009
But the link seems broken, can anyone help to update the link?
$ opkg install https://projects.openmoko.org/frs/download.php/82
https://projects.openmoko.org/frs/download.php/820/mokogeocaching_0.4_all.ipk: No such file or directory
* Cannot find package
On Fri, 2009-05-08 at 23:15 +0200, Jesper Vestergaard wrote:
> This is a litle gtk python script that searches the geocaching.com site
> for caches near your current position or a user specified lattitude and
> longitude and add the cache as a poi in tangogps.
> This is version 0.4 and the code is still not pretty but quite usable.
> The package can be found here http://www.opkg.org/package_141.html
> Warning: I have only tested it on shr unstable
> The script can now:
> - get gps location from phone
> - user can manually set location
> - user can specify range
> - script can download matching geocaches and add as poi
> - read geocaching.com username and password from configuration file
> - threaded gtk and downloading - but unfortunately not searching
> - unicode support
> - gui input for username and password
> - user can specify whether he wants to download already found caches
> or skip them and whether he wants to download just caches of a specific type
> - hints are downloaded and user can specify if hints will be
> displayed encoded or decoded
> - coordversion is added. It's a tool to convert coordinates in their
> different presentations (see below)
> Future plans:
> code commenting and sanitizing
> threaded search
> You can convert coordinates from one presentation into the two others by
> entering the given coordinates into
> the matching row and press the ">" at the end of the line. The other
> fields will be updated or the status field
> will display an error.
> The three presentations are:
> row - presentation - example
> first row - decimal degree - 52.12346 013.98765
> second row - degree, decimal minutes - 52 7.4076 13 59.259
> third row - degree, minutes, decimal seconds - 52 7 24 11 179 15
> You can add the coordinate you just converted as poi into tangogps.
> Therefore you can specify a name (which will be the title of the poi)
> and click on "add as poi".
> ATTENTION: It will always be added the point which is currently in the
> FIRST ROW (decimal degree field).
> In the two fields below you can enter bearing values in degree and
> kilometers. By clicking the ">" button in the same row the program will
> calculate the new coordinates to the given coordinates (again taken from
> the first row) the angle and the distance and display them in the fields
> below. From there you can move the new coordinates up again by clicking
> "^" to keep converting them into other presentations or add them as a poi.
> You are on a geocaching Trip and on one stage you get the coordinates 52
> 30.87294, 013 21.003738 and are told to go 150 meters in 45Â°.
> You would enter the coordinates into the second row and press the ">"
> button next to it to get the decimal degree presentation into the first
> row (52.514549, 13.3500623). Then you would enter 45 and 0.15 in the
> bearing fields and hit ">". The new coordinates are displayed below. By
> pressing "^" you bring the new coordinates up again. Now you can, for
> example, add a nice name like "Stage 2 on my multi" and press "add as
> poi". The new poi should now be visible in tangogps.
> install python-sqlite3 python-pygtk python-pygtk python-netclient
> run mokogeocaching.py or use the mokogeocaching icon located in the
> Mokogeocaching works best with tangogps 0.9.6 because of a bug in 0.9.5
> where tangogps crashes if a poi i larger than 1500 charaters.
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Daniel.Li <lida_mail at 163.com>
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