GSOC 2014

Dirk Hohndel dirk at
Tue Feb 25 22:29:24 UTC 2014

Please ALWAYS keep the mailing list in the Cc (unless you really have
private / personal stuff to discuss)

On Wed, 2014-02-26 at 01:21 -0500, Yaoxuan Jiang wrote:

> What I want to say is It’s possible to keep the background task alive
> and do the tracking by time interval. 
> However, the problem is this app may not work if iOS system updates in
> the future (this is what I worry about). Like the author of the blog
> mentioned the code works on iOS 6 doesn’t work  on iOS 7. And I also
> faced this problem in one of my project :(
> Maybe it’s better to send the GPS only by distance? 

That will require changes to the receiving algorithm in the desktop app.

> Because the way keep the background task alive may cause the app crash
> (it’s more like hacking instead of coding if you see the codes in the
> blog). This is the bad thing about iOS comparing to Android, because
> lots of thing cannot be programmed by the developer.

Obviously the app needs to be stable and API compliant to be considered


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