GPS coordinate problems
j.bygdell at gmail.com
Sat Jan 23 00:59:52 PST 2016
> On 23 Jan 2016, at 09:54, Willem Ferguson <willemferguson at zoology.up.ac.za> wrote:
> On 22/01/2016 16:37, Dirk Hohndel wrote:
>> IIRC you ran both on the same device, right?
>> Subsurface-mobile is indeed truncating the values (I just looked at the code again and went "crap").
>> But that doesn't explain why it get's different coordinates than the companion app.
>> I'll try to run both on a device today to see if I can reproduce and understand what happened. I assume you never went this far inland and this truly is bogus, correct?
> Yes, I ran all three devices (Subsurface-mobile, Companion app, independent GPS) simultaneously. I wish to do a wider inspection of the coordinates for the other dives on that trip, but at this stage I cannot scroll down to the start of the previous day's dives because Subsurface-mobile FREEZES before I can scroll so far down the list. It's a time consuming process but probably worth it to check whether there are other similar cases. The error is close to one geographical minute in both directions, using the companion app and the GPS as a yardstick that have positions at 11:33 and 11:34 respectively, compared to the 11:30 measurement by Subsurface-mobile. Perhaps a rounding error in converting degrees to minutes?
> Would it be possible to perhaps pull my coordinates from the server and email these to me? This will allow me to get to the data for the other dives.
Can’t you try to use the web view and pull the data that way?
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