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    Mike, you are working on a power supply for the mini right? When do you expect that, and how much?

    Thanks

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    Post GPSdrive

    I've been helping out a little with the linux-based GPSdrive program. While true that we're only using static maps right now (which are a PITA for things like route planning!), we are also moving towards using vector maps. It's slow, because there are no full-time developers on the project, but proper maps are coming.

    I haven't played with a mac for about 4 years, and I've only worked with OSX a few times. Now, though, I'm looking at the minimac and salivating... I've discovered that there are Mac ports of Gtk (which is what GPSdrive uses for UI display and drawing). I suppose we'll have to eventually code a proper Cocoa interface, but I'll be trying out the Gtk port.

    Anyway, it's an option.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HybridMike
    we have MS Visual Studio, and my programmer is very well versed in Coccoa....our front end (Mobile Media Center) is completely written in C# and .net 2.0 and will be fully ready for the Mac in about 30 days of receiving our Mac Minis...
    Looked around your site. Whats the progress on the Mini Mac front end? Expect to recieve the Mini mac & some parts(touch screen) the 1st week of March. Would like to be ready to fullly setup - PSW before install.

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    So how far are we in getting this front end?

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    Does anyone know if the TOm TOm Go GPS unit uses a Unix layer? would it be possible to "use" that software with OSX?

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    there is software for the tomtomgo on OS X, however this is only for loading maps and waypoints onto it, not using its software. Besides, its probably compiled for a different processor like an ARM proc.

    The frontend is coming along okay. I'm slowly learning applescript and how to reference various things, but i honestly can/should be spending more time on it. Our group is still getting organized and settled in. The web people are going to be given some docs on what they need to create, and after that its up to them. The biggest problem right now is that nobody has any idea how to use CVS. With me, it keeps *****ing about how 'there is no version here. do a cvs checkout first', even though there blatantly is. Again I make my pitch for anyone that knows how to use CVS because we have no idea what we're doing. Once we figure this out, things should start happening fairly quickly. I am projecting 1 month before we can put out a very alpha release, with just music and movies.

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    Sounds good capitalizt!! I wish there was a way I could help, but I this unfortunatly is not my field. ;-(

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    I can help with CVS....let me know what you need help with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jpaetzel
    I can help with CVS....let me know what you need help with.
    Thanks bro!
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    Joe

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    Quote Originally Posted by jpaetzel
    I can help with CVS....let me know what you need help with.
    Yes! Okay, here's my problem using CVS with the Mac on Sourceforge:

    I can check code out just fine. Tons of files stream by and it creates the project where I asked it to. I then open the files in XCode and edit them, generally they are applescript changes, but sometimes changes to main.nib.

    When I use the "commit" command, I am told by CVS that there is no version checked out and therefore nothing to commit. I've done some basic research on this and it MAY be related to the fact that the CVS wrappers are a problem but I don't really know.

    I've tried using CVL as a gui to CVS thinking that it was operator error but same problem occurs. I HAVE managed to commit one file at some point rather than the whole project, but I'm not sure how it did that and I haven't been able to since then.

    We've downloaded Fink and updated the version of CVS that we use but until we can figure out how to check code back into CVS we're having trouble moving the project along.

    Any help is appreciated!
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    I was gung ho on building a PC [until] just recently. However, between my new phone having internet and GPS and all...and this kit...Im starting to have trouble justfiying it haha.
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