Extracting information from a webservice
dirk at hohndel.org
Thu Jan 17 10:47:54 PST 2013
On Jan 17, 2013, at 10:42 AM, Lubomir I. Ivanov wrote:
> also what is the idea in terms of UI here. i may have missed that...
> user goes to a dialog where he can enter his details, presses
> "download" and dives are downloaded from the webserice, which then are
> added to the dive list?
> presumably these dives are uploaded on there somehow, beforehand?
The idea is that the web service (through the companion app) has GPS locations for many of your dives. I was assuming a workflow like this:
User downloads dives from divecomputer
Then opens the menu "Contact Subsurface Companion App Webservice" (catchy!)
Enter credentials (you'll have those in an email) ((clearly only the first time - those need to go into the preferences…)
Download XML file
Hand it off to parse_xml which recognizes the header and applies much more generous rules to merging by time
GPS data and location names have been added to dives.
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