Opened 10 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#18 closed enhancement/feature request (wontfix)

Location Sharing (aka Friends server)

Reported by: KaZeR Owned by: somebody
Priority: major Milestone: version 0.2.0
Component: core Version:
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Description

Original ticket from cathodion :

"Hey guys,

We're creating a project at OpenMoko that enables mobile devices to share their locations through the internet and make your friends visible on the map. It is a really simple protocol and it would be really cool if all phones that will run OpenMoko are compatible with Cars running Navit.

Let me know what you think.

Geert at schuring dot eu. Geert Schuring."

Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by KaZeR

Original comment by Mineque : "we have a talk about that few times. But for now i think that more important is to get garmin's maps working better. This feature is in plans but for now usability is more important than gadgets. If you could provide us more informations about your project developers could look at it implementation in Navit. Maybe it'll be simpler than we think and won't take a lot of time.

Michael Madej mineque at quanteam dot pl"

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by KaZeR

Original comment by cathodion:

"I will come back at this when our project is more mature, and we have the server running."

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by KaZeR

It might be better if we could discuss the protocol first. The idea has been around in navit since ages, and there is a draft about a similar functionnality. You should have received a mail about this from cp15. Please contact us, either here, or better, on IRC for a live chat about it : irc.freenode.org channel #navit

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by spaetz

Wouldn't something like this not be easy to achieve with a new <vehicle> that uses e.g. gpsd://myfirendsIP as location source?

GPSD would take care of publishing my location, and we would simply add friends to our list of vehicles.

comment:5 Changed 9 years ago by KaZeR

  • Milestone set to version 0.2.0

comment:6 Changed 8 years ago by kazer

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

No activity for 18 months, i'm closing it for now. Location sharing might be added later, patch welcome.

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