[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Modified Maemo-Mapper v1.1 with 2nd set of URI/Cache, option to operate with closed cover

From: Amit Kucheria amit.kucheria at nokia.com
Date: Mon Jul 31 11:46:17 EEST 2006
On Sun, 2006-07-30 at 22:14 +0200, ext Armin M. Warda wrote:
> http://www.internettablettalk.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19351&postcount=167
> Here is a modified version of John Costigan's Maemo-Mapper v1.1 with a 
> second set of URI/Cache, e.g. for easy switching between street maps 
> and satellite images. The ESC-hardware-key now toggles the URI/Cache 
> settings, while in the original version it toggles show/hide tracks.
> The modified version also has the option to operate with closed 
> device cover: you can disable the default behaviour to disconnect 
> the bluetooth GPS connection when the cover is closed, if you 
> unset 'Tools' -> 'Control Panel' -> Connectivity' -> 'Disconnect when 
> cover on device' 
> (Gconf-Key /system/osso/connectivity/IAP/disconnect_on_cover).
> John's Maemo-Mapper focuses on in-car navigation. My modifications 
> are useful for non-car navigation, e.g. while cycling, hiking, 
> walking, running: satellite images are sometimes (but not always ;-) 
> more useful than street maps for off-road navigation, operation with 
> closed device cover is useful if you temporarily store the device in 
> a pocket, but still want to record your track.

Isn't it possible to integrate your changes as 'navigation modes' inside
Maemo-mapper UI? That way we wouldn't need to install two different
applications. It would also avoid all the porting problems.


Amit Kucheria <amit.kucheria at nokia.com>

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