Subsurface for Android

Pierre-Yves Chibon pingou at
Tue Oct 2 23:02:12 PDT 2012

On Tue, 2012-10-02 at 20:51 -0700, Dirk Hohndel wrote:
> Aurélien PRALONG <aurelien.pralong at> writes:
> > Hello Dirk,
> >
> > I've developped the Android app you requested on Google+ (see attached
> > zip). I have ran out of time, so I could not test on device, but I think it
> > should do the trick. Please let me know if it works or not, so I can do
> > fixes. Especially, the app needs Android V2.3 to work correctly.

Awesome, thanks Aurélien!

> One other note - the files you sent me had no copyright and no license
> in them. I assume you intend this to be open source and will at some
> point make this available under a reasonable license of your choice and
> with your Copyright attached? The rest of Subsurface is under GPLv2, as
> is the POC server implementation that Pierre has contributed...

Actually, I put a GPLv3+ on the webapp, I can change that to GPLv2+ if
we prefer.

> Pierre - I assume the changes I suggested to transfer the date/time
> would be easy enough to add on the server side. Should we just agree on
> a URL format like this:
> http://host/api/dive/<loginID>/<lat>/<long>/<UTC date>/<UTC time>/<location name>

Updated and push in the git. You will have to regenerate the database

Speaking of which, should we move the two projects into the git of ?

> One reason I tried to get this kicked off once I had the idea is that
> Linus and I will be on a dive trip starting next weekend (we'll spend
> Thursday flying to Japan) and we'll both have Android phones with us -
> so I'd love to get this far enough along that we can try the proof of
> concept app and server - even if I will delay the integration into the
> Subsurface desktop application until after the pending 2.0 release...
> So maybe we can get these parts to work together tomorrow and have
> something "testable" before the weekend?

Sounds very nice :)
Just beware that only you and Linus can upload things in the db and not
anyone else.


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