progress on Subsurface-mobile

Dirk Hohndel dirk at
Mon Jan 11 07:34:22 PST 2016

On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 04:29:09PM +0100, Jan Mulder wrote:
> On 11-01-16 15:20, Dirk Hohndel wrote:
> >On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 10:39:54AM +0100, Jan Mulder wrote:
> >>Before I get carried away and file more issues ... can you tell something
> >>more about the intended functionality of the GPS stuff? For example, my
> >>divelog contains numerous (old) GPS fixes, up to now mostly made with the
> >>companion app, and sometimes manual edit of coordinates on the desktop. I
> >>see the underlined sitename on mobile, and clicking indeed shows the map on
> >>the right spot. Nice :-) However, my "List of stored GPS fixes" on mobile is
> >>empty, and the log data tells "0 GPS fixes". Is just confuses me.
> >Did you go to GPS->Download GPS data on Subsurface-mobile to download the
> >fixes from the server? we don't do this by default.
> >Also, when you do this, is the email address that you used for signing up
> >for the old GPS webservice the same as the one you use for the cloud
> >storage? We magically derive your web service userid (that massively long
> >string) from your email address - but if they are different we can't do
> >that.
> 1) Yes, I did go to download the GPS fixes on ssrf-mobile. I assumed that it
> would download from the cloud data (ie. the divelog) and not from the
> companion app data. Assumption is the mother of all fuck-ups :-) Will the
> companion app be discontinued when the full mobile app goes live?

Yes it will - but I'm unclear as to if and how we migrate the backend.
Because experience has shown that people continue using old versions for a
very, very long time.

> 2) Different email address. Thats it. It does not seem possible to change
> the email address for the webservice (companion app) data, to align the 2
> things again.

I can do this for you :-)

Send me the two addresses off list and I'll handle that.


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