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#1911
I noticed something on your TODO list for Sailfish I could help with. I took the liberty to use your svg and put it into shape. Hope you like it. If there's anything I should change, feel free to ask.
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Originally Posted by Amboss View Post
I noticed something on your TODO list for Sailfish I could help with. I took the liberty to use your svg and put it into shape. Hope you like it. If there's anything I should change, feel free to ask.
Thanks a lot! I like the icon - I've just made the background a bit lighter (to improve contrast with the back transportation mode pictograms) and integrated the icon in modRana.

I've released modRana 0.53.5, which uses the icon on Sailfish OS & updated the OpenRepos package.
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modRana 0.52.3 has been released!
Did this happen?

Perhaps I was looking the other way ... away from my device at the mo'

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Originally Posted by handaxe View Post
Originally Posted by MartinK View Post
modRana 0.52.3 has been released!
Did this happen?
Eh?

MartinK helpfully provided, in the very post you quoted, a link to the OpenRepos modRana page where you could have checked it yourself!

If you are asking about the Maemo incarnation, well, it seems to have been abandoned The last update was on 10-Oct-2015 (again easily checkable).
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Originally Posted by pichlo View Post
Eh?

MartinK helpfully provided, in the very post you quoted, a link to the OpenRepos modRana page where you could have checked it yourself!

If you are asking about the Maemo incarnation, well, it seems to have been abandoned The last update was on 10-Oct-2015 (again easily checkable).
I think this may actually be legitimate confusion about version numbers. The version 0.52.3 that handaxe asks about is mentioned in a post from last month, but doesn't appear in openrepos list of rpms or in the changelog there. I suspect it's just a typo in MartinK's post -- and that v. 0.53.3 was meant -- rather than a version that appeared and slipped away some time in the past year.

Whatever the version, though, I'm always happy to see this app get updates, and I'm eager to try out the local OSM scout server option sometime soon(TM). Looks to be easier to manage local maps than in the N900 version of modrana -- I'm never quite sure I'm downloading what I need there. (Wish Scout Server had US units in addition to Metric and Imperial, but what's a fractional mm in a mile between friends, I guess. I'm not surveying, here.)
 

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Originally Posted by pichlo View Post
Eh?

MartinK helpfully provided, in the very post you quoted, a link to the OpenRepos modRana page where you could have checked it yourself!
Originally Posted by robthebold View Post
I think this may actually be legitimate confusion about version numbers. The version 0.52.3 that handaxe asks about is mentioned in a post from last month, but doesn't appear in openrepos list of rpms or in the changelog there. I suspect it's just a typo in MartinK's post -- and that v. 0.53.3 was meant -- rather than a version that appeared and slipped away some time in the past year.
Oh, right - that's a typo, the current latest modRana version series is indeed 53.x.

Originally Posted by pichlo View Post
If you are asking about the Maemo incarnation, well, it seems to have been abandoned The last update was on 10-Oct-2015 (again easily checkable).
Well, not really - I just haven't got to test some of the new stuff on my N900, which I see as a precondition to releasing a new version. Once I get to that I'll also release a new version for the N900.

Of course it is indeed not an easy task to write an application that works on the N900 (Python 2.5 & GTK2), mobile platforms like Sailfish OS (Python 3.4 & Qt 5.2/Silica) and modern Linux distros like Fedora (Python 3.6 & Qt 5.7/QtQuick Controls).

So it might happen I'll drop support for the N900 at some time in the future, but not yet as AFAIK there are still quite a few N900 users around.

Actually I guess modRana might be the last actively maintained navigation software for the N900.

Originally Posted by robthebold View Post
Whatever the version, though, I'm always happy to see this app get updates, and I'm eager to try out the local OSM scout server option sometime soon(TM). Looks to be easier to manage local maps than in the N900 version of modrana -- I'm never quite sure I'm downloading what I need there. (Wish Scout Server had US units in addition to Metric and Imperial, but what's a fractional mm in a mile between friends, I guess. I'm not surveying, here.)
Yeah, it's always quite hard to make sure to download all you need to use tiled online maps offline. BTW, even with OSM Scout Server the tiles still have the same projection so if you have internet connectivity at the given moment you can use the SOM Scout Server layers together with online layers, such as a weather forecast layer, traffic situation layer, etc.

BTW, I plan to add support for the other OSM Scout Server features (POI lookup & routing) quite soon (TM).

Also in the future there might be an online repository (or even a network of repositories) for the OSM Scout Server data - kinda similar to the existing one for the Mona offline routing data. That should make using OSM Scout Server as data provider for modRana (and Poor Maps & others) much easier.
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Originally Posted by robthebold View Post
(Wish Scout Server had US units in addition to Metric and Imperial, but what's a fractional mm in a mile between friends, I guess. I'm not surveying, here.)
Since mile is the same for imperial and US units, only imperial (traditional) is named. You could read it as US, if you wish. Or submit a translation for the server with only Imperial translated into US

The server uses these units only in its own interface. This is needed to adjust the routing speeds and few other distance-related parameters.

When interfacing with the clients (modRana and Poor Maps), SI units are always used. Its a client that is showing you it in SI, US, or Imperial units. So, I presume that its modRana which would have to convert it...

Originally Posted by MartinK View Post
Also in the future there might be an online repository (or even a network of repositories) for the OSM Scout Server data - kinda similar to the existing one for the Mona offline routing data. That should make using OSM Scout Server as data provider for modRana (and Poor Maps & others) much easier.
Yes, this I hope will get resolved. I am working on improving the server search and the solution that I work on would require some hard-to-generate databases which would be better to distribute via specialized servers. But I will write about it a bit more when ready.
 

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