User documentation (was: Bug: Cylinder editor doesn't honor sorting)

Jef Driesen jefdriesen at
Thu Dec 15 01:49:32 PST 2011

On Thu, 15 Dec 2011 09:24:00 +0100, Jacco van Koll
<jacco.van.koll at> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 06:17, Miika Turkia <miika.turkia at>
>> The  appendix describing supported dive computers should include all
>> computers that libdivecomputer supports:
>> E.g. the D9 handler
>> supports
>> also D4, D6 and some others. (Having all the computers listed on
>> Subsurface
>> import gui would also be nice but that probably makes the interface way
>> too
>> messy?)
> I think that you are right here with the messy stuff. And yes, you are
> right about listing all the divecomputers. I also have to add the
> 'choose model x if you have model y' parts too. The problem is only
> that I don't have all the mentioned computers to test. We have been
> working for a few days now on the manual, and coming friday I am going
> to ask my diveclub members if they would like to lend me some of their
> computers. This way, I can add also the 'connect your computer-type x'
> in the manual.

In the near future, the libdivecomputer api will allow to retrieve the
list of supported dive computers at runtime, and you don't have to maintain
the list manually. But we're not there yet.


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