Mares Dive Organiser data import to subsurface

Dirk Hohndel dirk at
Mon Dec 2 12:12:32 UTC 2013


Does the app have an export function to a saner format? Many do...

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Linus Torvalds <torvalds at> wrote:

>On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 11:52 AM, Willem Ferguson
><willemferguson at> wrote:
>> Looks like Mares Dive Organiser saves dives as a database in a zipped .sdf
>> format, the latter format written by Microsoft SQL Compact edition. What is
>> the existing infrastructure for reading such files? Not sure that there are
>> C++ classes to do this sort of thing, i.e. outside of MS.NET.
>We've supported similar things for the Suunto DM4 format, which is a
>zipped sqlite database.
>However, that was easy since sqlite is open-source and you can easily
>find bindings for it. I know of no equivalent library to access the
>MSSQL CE format. So I don't really see it being supported, although
>maybe somebody could write a simple Windows app that uses the MS
>libraries to read the Dive Organizer files and writes them out as
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