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Re: gpsd | Proposal: Usage of official GNSSids in cgps.c (#199)

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: gpsd | Proposal: Usage of official GNSSids in cgps.c (#199)
Date: Sun, 8 May 2022 11:54:05 -0700

Yo Greg!

On Sun, 08 May 2022 07:53:30 -0400
Greg Troxel <> wrote:

> So it turns out ^C^C in an email buffer doesn't straighten out the
> org-mode table....

That would have to do with your email reader...

> I'm not entirely clear on what's a real standard vs common, but

Nothing, yet.  Well, there are a lot of standards, they just don't
agree.  Plus the GNSS vendors that dod their own, wiating for the
standards to catch up.

>   for 1-char abbrevs I find G/R/E/C obvious.  S less so, but now I
> know, and I would have guessed J and I.  IMES I didn't even know what
> it is, but that's ok.

IMES is indoor psuedo GPS!  Used inside shopping malls, etc.

>   The 3-char abbrevs look entirely normal to me.

Except cgps uses the 2 char, no room for the 3 char.

> So if the 3-char fit, that seems good, and if that's at all awkward
> then the 1-char is fine.

3 does not fit.

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