What's missing for 4.2?

Tomaz Canabrava tcanabrava at kde.org
Mon Jun 9 07:42:06 PDT 2014

On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 11:23 AM, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at hohndel.org> wrote:
> Tomaz,
> you stole my email subject I had planned for this morning :-)
> On Mon, Jun 09, 2014 at 10:06:10AM -0300, Tomaz Canabrava wrote:
>> In just a few weeks we'v managed to have:
>> - html export
>> - much improved dive add
>> - triumphal return of the planner ( and if I may say, the best planner
>> in existence )
>> - better picture support for the dives ( this adds an inconsistency on
>> the old file system, I think I'll have to add code to remove that
>> inconsistency... )
> Yes, we need to detect the existing event based picture entries and
> correctly and safely convert them to our new structure. That shouldn't be
> hard to add.

Will add this today.

>> What you guys think is missing ?
> There are lots of little things that are still annoying. This is where you
> would benefit from actually using Subsurface - do you wear the Mosquito
> when you dive / download the dives afterwards?
> It's small things. For example when adding pictues to a dive, at least on
> Linux/KDE it appears that that a single click on an image file already
> selects that file and closes the dialog. I need to kinda drag one file,
> then I can shift click to select multiple images. I'm sure that's just a
> file dialog option somewhere, but it needs to be fixed.

Nope - It's a KDE option:
Systemsettings -> Input Devices -> Mouse -> uncheck the 'single click
selects file'

> The export to HTML file dialog is wrong. It's a save file dialog, but it
> needs to be a pick directory dialog that allows you to designate / create
> a new directory.
> I seem to remember that there were a couple of small issues with the
> planner still (but may Robert has already fixed them all).
> Dive edit needs to allow to enter the max depth and dive duration
> precisely (not in minute increments) in a text based way. And reflect
> those in the graph. And deal with disagreement (i.e., you enter a duration
> of 25 minutes, but then try to drag one of the handles so far to the right
> that the dive would be longer).
> We still cannot re-edit manually entered or planned dives. That's a HUGE
> gap as far as I'm concerned.
> If you go through trac there are a few more bugs listed.
> Having said all that, I will be traveling with my family for almost two
> weeks starting next Saturday. I should have email most days but won't have
> much (or any) time to do development work. So that would be an ideal time
> to focus on testing and getting things ready for a release.
> So my vision would be:
> - finish the missing pieces over the next three weeks - how hard is it to
>   re-enable the feature where you can edit a manually entered / planned
>   dive?
> - call a string freeze when I'm back (June 27 or so)
> - aim for a release early July
> /D

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