preferences and settings for Subsurface-mobile

Sebastian K├╝gler sebas at
Mon Jan 11 07:16:48 PST 2016

On Monday, January 11, 2016 07:11:35 AM Dirk Hohndel wrote:
> > > But what about things like calculated ceiling. Various partial
> > > pressures.
> > > The tank bar. Should we make those preferences on the mobile device?
> > > Should we do the same we do for the units and just carry over the
> > > preferences from the last time you saved things on the desktop
> > > application?
> > >
> > > Opinions?
> >
> > I'd say that the usecase where someone runs the desktop and mobile UI on
> > the  same machine are rather slim, and that therefore it should not be a
> > priority.
> Misunderstanding. We store the units in the cloud storage (so the HTML
> export on the backend uses the same units) and have now started using
> those same units for Subsurface-mobile. This will give people a neat
> seamless experience where the mobile app simply does "DWIM" - you get the
> same experience you got on the desktop.

Ah, cool, makes sense to me as well.

> That's why I considered possibly adding this for a couple more settings.
> So if a user has the tissue loading graph turned on on their desktop,
> chances are they might like to see it on their phone. Critically
> important? No. But it seemed worth talking about.

Postpone anything that's not critically important? It can be discussed now, 
but if we don't freeze the feature set at some point, we won't be able to do a 
decent beta.

> But I definitely understand your concern about test coverage and
> distraction, so I don't think this is high priority.
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