GPS coordinate parsing
tcanabrava at kde.org
Mon Dec 23 16:23:18 UTC 2013
On Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 9:14 PM, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at hohndel.org> wrote:
> I just pushed a commit that attempts to improve the parsing of GPS
> We used to only support full degrees and decimal minutes. We now also
> support fully decimal and degrees, minutes and decimal seconds.
> The previous implementation only accepted a decimal point. We now
> both point and comma, regardless of locale.
> The previous implementation would color the input field red if either
> couldn't parse the string, or if it was able to parse it but it was the
> same as the previous location. That's misleading.
> The previous implementation also changed all gps coordinates to the new
> coordinates in a multi-dive edit - instead of just changing the ones
> are the same as the master dive.
> Since I am hoping to release 4.0.1 before the end of the year I would
> really appreciate if people could beat on this change a bit. Try the
> multi dive edit to make sure it makes sense (basically, if several dives
> are at the same location, then changing the gps coordinates should be
> tracked in all of them - but if they have different locations, then this
> should only affect the selected dive). And please test the parsing of
> the different GPS formats. Supported are
> N7° 16.29924' , E134° 14.74350'
> N7° 16' 17" , E134° 14' 44"
> 7.271654 , 134.245725
> I'm sure there are a few bugs still hidden in there somewhere. And I'd
> like to catch them before we release this on our users :-)
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