henri.bergius at iki.fi
Thu Aug 9 02:07:50 PDT 2007
On 8/8/07, Jussi Kukkonen <jhkukkon at cc.hut.fi> wrote:
> First, I can't imagine where lat and lon would have (meaningfully)
> different errors... This is not available from gpsd as an example. Maybe
> this was a mistake and the errors were meant to be for horizontal and
So: accuracy_2d and accuracy_3d?
Also, I'm not sure if meters are really the way to go here.
In Midgard I've been using just an integer that gives approximate info
(1=very accurate, 9=maybe city-level accuracy).
This would probably play best with different backends, as for example
we have no idea of per-meter accuracy of hostip.
> Second, the return value "fix_type" is really gps-specific. I don't mind
> the gps-specific parts of the position API (e.g. satellites_data,
> satellites_in_view) too much when they're in their own methods, but I'm
> not too fond of that "fix_type" there.
Just remove it, IMO.
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