User manual text

Dirk Hohndel dirk at
Wed Oct 18 09:42:50 PDT 2017

> On Oct 18, 2017, at 10:00 AM, Jan Mulder <jlmulder at> wrote:
> On 18-10-17 12:22, Dirk Hohndel wrote:
>> I keep reminding myself that this would be easier if we did the user manual changes as we change the features...
>>> On Oct 18, 2017, at 5:25 AM, Willem Ferguson <willemferguson at> wrote:
>>> Ok, my list of topics has expanded to 4 items:
>>> 1) Dive map (Lubomir's work)
>> I think that's the most visible change and one that every user will notice immediately. We should talk about what it shows, what the different icons mean, how you use it to set a new dive site location.
>>> 2) Dive planner (several aspects)
>> No idea :-)
>>> 3) TB/BLE.  I understand this works on Linux and (sometimes) on OSX?
>> BT/BLE: nothing has changed there on Windows. For Mac and Linux I think we should say that BLE support is still actively worked on and that this has been tested on Heinrichs Weikamp OSTC 4 (which others?)
> OSTC3 (and pretty sure that all OSTCs work assuming BT and dual stack BT/BLE). Including firmware upgrades.

I think I was pointing out what was new. You are of course correct.

> Desktop Linux works BT/BLE on 5.9.1.

I'm pretty sure that one dive computer needs 5.9.2. Linus, please remind my addled brain.

>> 6) in the dive computer configuration section, mention support for the OSTC 4
> All OSTC models?

Again, I was pointing out what was new. You are of course correct that several (all?) OSTC are supported. Anton, can you clarify?


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