suggested changes to the fake profile

Dirk Hohndel dirk at
Fri Jan 3 11:04:12 UTC 2014

On Fri, 2014-01-03 at 09:41 -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 9:27 AM, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at> wrote:
> >
> > What the WHAT?
> > I didn't realize what that meant for people who used to track just max
> > depth (as you do with paper logbook and some phone apps). The profiles
> > look positively ridiculous.
> I didn't check it much, but it worked for some random max depth in the
> test dives. But then I probably changed the rate etc, so if it looks
> odd now, I'm not surprised.
> Maybe just "if (!avg_d || avg_d >= max_d) avg_d = max_d/2"

No, I really meant what I said.

There is no point in making up an average depth.

If no average depth is given we should create standard rectangular
profile or a rectangular profile with safety stop (assuming the dive was
long and deep enough for that to be reasonable).


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