Re: [Flightgear-devel] Creating a PA34-Seneca (which FDM to choose?)

2005-12-21 Thread Martin Spott
Moin ! Torsten Dreyer wrote: If you like, here is the original after which I try to build the model: http://www.littlewing-air.de/fotoshow/index_fotoshow.html Fein Bietet Ihr vielleicht auch verguenstigt Type-Ratings fuer FlightGear-Aktivisten an !? ;-) Tschuess, Martin. --

Re: [Flightgear-devel] options scanninng sequence

2005-12-22 Thread Martin Spott
Erik Hofman wrote: 1. $FG_ROOT should be a global value 2. ~/.fgfsrc should be a personal preference 3. fgfs --fg-root should be a one time option overriding the defaults Does anybody have any objection to reversing the order? _I_ don't object, to my impression you proposal is the only one

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Next world scenery build

2005-12-22 Thread Martin Spott
Hello Jon, I hope you didn't get me wrong: Martin Spott wrote: I see that SWBD might have slightly more detail in certain areas as it follows even small quay walls but the staircase mode in SWBD makes it insuitable for creating FlightGear shorelines right out of the box. It may well

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Multiplayer voice comunication

2006-01-04 Thread Martin Spott
Andrea Vezzali wrote: Hi All! Some time ago on the mailing list I read something about multiplayer's voice comunication, does anyone is working on that? No, the solutions that people proposed in the past had been blessed with disregard by most FlightGear developers. Cheers, Martin. --

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Multiplayer voice comunication

2006-01-05 Thread Martin Spott
Christian Mayer wrote: Martin Spott schrieb: Could you probably back this with an explanation ? Voice-based ATC is done all over the world, why should'nt FlightGear do this as well ? I understand the point that a real voice service does only make sense when there is an ATC service

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Multiplayer voice comunication

2006-01-05 Thread Martin Spott
Oliver Schroeder wrote: A RADAR station can be implemented as a listener to the server, so the server sends information of aircrafts to the radar just as to any other client. Maybe I have to add some minor changes to the server code, but all in all it should be pretty simple to create a

Re: AI development plans (Was: Re: [Flightgear-devel] Multiplayer voice comunication)

2006-01-05 Thread Martin Spott
Hello Durk, Durk Talsma wrote: I still haven't firmly decided how ATC should interact with AI traffic, but that these systems should be integrated has always been part of my overarching design plan. Since my AI developments are based on extending the AIModels code, this would naturally

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: FlightGear/src/Scripting Makefile.am,1.3,1.4 NasalDisplay.cxx,NONE,1.1 NasalDisplay.hxx,NONE,1.1 NasalSys.cxx,1.17,1.18 NasalSys.hxx,1.10,1.11

2006-01-06 Thread Martin Spott
Erik Hofman wrote: Stuart Buchanan: - Provide a Nasal interface to display simple text messages on the screen like the ATC display. In fact, I copied the code from the ATCDisplay.cxx and simply shifted it further down the screen. Erik: TODO: Integrate the two pieces of code. I'm

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Multiplayer voice comunication

2006-01-07 Thread Martin Spott
John Wojnaroski wrote: Not sure this is what you're looking for. http://openatc.sourceforge.net/test/ IIRC there were some discussions about an ATC program that would work with the TNL libraries, and I seem to recall a project page on SF. But, as noted, it seems to have vanished... Yep, I

[Flightgear-devel] Re: AI development plans

2006-01-07 Thread Martin Spott
Durk Talsma wrote: One alternative possibility would be to work with separate scenarios: 1) Human Multiplayer, Human ATC only,, no AI traffic using voice comms; 2) Human Multiplayer, plus AI traffic, Using AI ATC, and predefined text messages; Scenario 2) has a very small but significant

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Version 9.9 improvements

2006-01-07 Thread Martin Spott
Drew wrote: First, I have a customized version of 0.9.8 running, in which I made several customizations. It will be no small task to repeat the effort if I decide to upgrade to 0.9.9. Why don't you share your customizations with the public ? I'd say this is common use in the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Texture compression experiments in plib

2006-01-08 Thread Martin Spott
Vivian Meazza wrote: I was hoping that it might enable me to run Jon's new KSFO scenery with Tiger data, [...] Ah, I knew once someone would try TIGER data with FlightGear :-) Is there any public notion of this Scenery ? Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Landcover-DB

2006-01-08 Thread Martin Spott
Martin Spott wrote: I'm going to summarize how to interface to the DB. In principle we're offering two interfaces: 1.) Online-interface to the DB - you have to talk the PostgreSQL wire protocol (using 'libpq') and do some SQL, 2.) Shapefile-import into a predefined bounding-box

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Multiplayer display - one question

2006-01-08 Thread Martin Spott
Christian Mayer wrote: The universal solution is to download the plane from the person who uses it (the download protocoll must be included in the FGFS network code). Wouldn't it be much easier if people simply contribute their work to the community ? Look, someone uses a free, OpenSource

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New aircraft - have fun!

2006-01-08 Thread Martin Spott
Torsten Dreyer wrote: i made a new aircraft and placed it here: http://www.t3r.de/fg/ogel/ Oh, this one looks nice !! Curt, would you add this to your 'collection' ? Thanks, Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are !

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Voice ATC

2006-01-09 Thread Martin Spott
Major A wrote: I'd love to see human ATC (like VATSIM) becoming reality one day, so I can ditch FS2004 and X-Plane and fly online with fgfs. Has there been any progress on that so far? If there's interest, I can tell you what I like and what I dislike about the way it's done in VATSIM, though

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Texture compression experiments in plib

2006-01-09 Thread Martin Spott
Hello Jon, Jon Stockill wrote: http://flightgear.stockill.org.uk/testing/BaseSceneryWithTiger.tgz Thanks for posting the link. Can you share your experience with us how to size the hardware in order to run this scenery ? I know TIGER is _very_ detailed and, analogous to Ralf's scenery, certain

Re: [Flightgear-devel] World Custom Scenery Project launched

2006-01-09 Thread Martin Spott
Paul Surgeon wrote: I'm not sure which would be more work to achieve but I recently discovered the GRASS plugin for QGIS which allows you to edit and digitize GRASS data inside the nice and friendly QGIS GUI. To my knowledge QGIS functions as a nice GUI to GRASS, the data handling is

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Will my updates be used/useful?

2006-01-09 Thread Martin Spott
dene maxwell wrote: Having read the posts concerning the World Scenery Databse and other associated posts, I am concerned that I won't be able to share the changes I have made to the scenery tiles around my local (NZWN) with others. This is sad but in fact it's the case. One of the major

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: World Custom Scenery

2006-01-10 Thread Martin Spott
Steve Knoblock wrote: About three years ago, I started working on a project to enhance the area around the Chesapeake bay region. I hope to donate this data and whatever objects, traffic and airport improvements to FlightGear. Oh, you're welcome. We already _have_ a site that collects scenery

[Flightgear-devel] OT: D-EENE

2006-01-10 Thread Martin Spott
May I proudly present I can't believe it, there actually is a photo on the net that shows the aircraft that I did most of my trainig on. It also features my intructor on the co-seat :-) http://www.flugzeugbilder.de/show.php?id=249541 Cheers, Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly -

Re: [Flightgear-devel] OT: D-EENE

2006-01-10 Thread Martin Spott
Georg Vollnhals wrote: nice - but now we want to get a photo with *you* on the pilot's seat :-) You'll see me tomorrow in the EENE hopping along the North Sea Islands - if the weather permits Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are !

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Will my updates be used/useful?

2006-01-13 Thread Martin Spott
dene maxwell wrote: Great, that sounds a good way of doing it. If any one is very keen to try the new scenery before the official release we can make off-line arrangements to distribute it and I can tag it with alpha test status then when the official release comes out everyone will be

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Voice ATC

2006-01-13 Thread Martin Spott
Vivian Meazza wrote: I have today sent a bug fix to Erik for some outstanding problems with the multiplayer implementation, but which also includes extrapolation of the client position using 1st and 2nd derivatives. Now, I'm thrilled to hear that, this is definitely the right (TM) direction !

Re: [Flightgear-devel] build break (can't build libfiltersjb.a) on

2006-01-13 Thread Martin Spott
Frederic Bouvier wrote: Making install in Main make[3]: *** No rule to make target `../../src/FDM/JSBSim/filtersjb/libfiltersjb.a', needed by `fgfs'. same problem here (Cygwin, latest FlightGear CVS). Did a complete new download of all source files but the error is still there. do you

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Will my updates be used/useful?

2006-01-14 Thread Martin Spott
dene maxwell wrote: One thing I have noticed, we have alot of urban areas on very steep hill sides. This draping approach can cause some very unpleasant visual effects in these instances...the terrain looks ...stretched... like drawing a picture on a piece of rubber then stretching it more

Re: [Flightgear-devel] preferences.xmk ???

2006-01-15 Thread Martin Spott
Hello Josh, Josh Babcock wrote: Now, is there a way I can run FG without losing my configuration every time? I'd really like to get back to flying and developing airplanes, but this is sort of getting in the way a little bit. I actually share your feelings, although I didn't loose any files.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] replacing existing objects in fgfsdb

2006-01-17 Thread Martin Spott
Dene, dene maxwell wrote: [...] Content-Type: image/jpeg; name=JonStockill Email.jpg Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=JonStockill Email.jpg Do you really think you're getting new friends by posting such images to the list ? Martin. -- Unix

Re: [Flightgear-devel] replacing existing objects in fgfsdb

2006-01-17 Thread Martin Spott
Norman Vine wrote: Until I get chance to add that you can actually search by partial lat/lon - so for example searching with lat=50.1 would return everything from 51.0 to 51.9 repeat after me PostGIS PostGIS ... :-) is already in the works. I've already started designing

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Features update to the Getting Started Guide

2006-01-18 Thread Martin Spott
Buchanan, Stuart wrote: The patch is available from http://www.nanjika.co.uk/flightgear/getstart/features.tar.gz Great, I'll have a closer look tomorrow, Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are !

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Scenery 0.9.10 First Impressions

2006-01-19 Thread Martin Spott
Durk Talsma wrote: - The lake, river, and canal areas around the city of amsterdam are much improved: The North Sea canal, which connects amsterdam to the north sea is now accurately represented, as well as some artificial lakes surrounding the new flevoland area are now accurately

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Navaids

2006-01-19 Thread Martin Spott
Curtis L. Olson wrote: Sorry, I meant to and missed cvs committing it, should be committed now. Great, Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are ! --

Re: [Flightgear-devel] two scenery ideas

2006-01-23 Thread Martin Spott
dene maxwell wrote: Sort of associated with your river issue is the issue of railways and the sections of railways that are through tunnels this particularly effects me as two of the longest rail tunnels in the southern hemisphere are in my local area and it looks silly to have them

Re: [Flightgear-devel] two scenery ideas

2006-01-25 Thread Martin Spott
Hello Curt, Curtis L. Olson wrote: As we've discussed before, OSG is a worthy option, but it is 'not trivial' so to speak to switch scene graph libraries out from under such a complex application as FlightGear, [...] I know that my sole intention was to prevent people from straining

Re: [Flightgear-devel] two scenery ideas

2006-01-27 Thread Martin Spott
Mark wrote: As far as I see it, the manual alteration of the city textures should be kept as an option. By default the use of the regional textures makes more sence, since modifying every town would be just too time consuming. Using the poligons as a virtual marker for the regions sounds

[Flightgear-devel] Autopilot on default Cessna

2006-01-28 Thread Martin Spott
Hello, I just took the latest CVS for a ride, starting at EDWJ and heading to EDDW. To ease the job I tried to engage the autopilot via the menu - but the autopilot pull-down menue is inactive, the word Autopilot in the headline is greyed-out. Is this intentionally ? Cheers, Martin. --

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Autopilot on default Cessna

2006-01-28 Thread Martin Spott
Martin Spott wrote: I just took the latest CVS for a ride, using the default aircraft, Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Autopilot on default Cessna

2006-01-28 Thread Martin Spott
Melchior FRANZ wrote: Yes, it's intentional. The KAP140 is AFAIK only operatable via 3D cockpit. Ah, that's ok. This doesn't make it easier to realise my plan but I will accept the facts :-) Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are !

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Autopilot on default Cessna

2006-01-28 Thread Martin Spott
Melchior FRANZ wrote: [autopilot menu entry disabled for the default aircraft] * Martin Spott -- Saturday 28 January 2006 19:45: Ah, that's ok. This doesn't make it easier to realise my plan but I will accept the facts :-) $FG_ROOT/Nasal/gui.nas, line 71 ... it's all yours! :-) Many

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Discussion: next FlightGear release.

2006-01-28 Thread Martin Spott
Curtis L. Olson wrote: I'm going to be out of town Feb 7-14 for Scale 4x in Los Angeles so the release won't happen until sometime after that. After the v0.9.10 release, I would really like to make our final push toward v1.0. This timeframe sounds like a good start - I think it's the

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: FlightGear/tests Makefile.am,1.5,1.6 al-info.c,NONE,1.1

2006-02-01 Thread Martin Spott
Hello Erik, Erik Hofman wrote: Update of /var/cvs/FlightGear-0.9/FlightGear/tests In directory baron:/tmp/cvs-serv19690 Modified Files: Makefile.am Added Files: al-info.c Log Message: Add a gl-info equivalent for OpenAL. Does this test rely on the recent OpenAL CVS or

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: FlightGear/tests

2006-02-01 Thread Martin Spott
Hello Erik, Erik Hofman wrote: I run the latest CVS version of OpenAL. Which trick do you use to get the aut-tools working ? They don't work for me with OpenAL CVS. This one reason is why I recommend to stick with the older OpenAL source. I've updated al-info.c to fix those problems and

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: FlightGear/tests

2006-02-02 Thread Martin Spott
Erik Hofman wrote: You might want to run CMake on them, that works for me on my PC. Sounds interesting - never heard about that. Thanks, Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are !

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Scenery bug: Great Lakes elevations broken

2006-02-02 Thread Martin Spott
Hello David, David Megginson wrote: It looks like the TerraGear tools are misreading the coverage types of the lakes, treating them (incorrectly) as ocean. I hope this will get easier for the tools once different data for oceans and lakes is being used. Can you at least affirm that the shape

Re: [Flightgear-devel] screenshotart.com

2006-02-05 Thread Martin Spott
Erik Hofman wrote: I've added three images of FlightGear in the Un-edited section already. http://www.screenshotart.com/ http://www.screenshotart.com/index.php?act=modulemodule=gallerycmd=sccat=69 Do you consider it as a good or as a bad sign that I didn't identify the FlightGear

Re: [Flightgear-devel] A-10 3D cockpit

2006-02-07 Thread Martin Spott
alexis bory wrote: Martin Spott a écrit : The green radomes on your screenshot, are these part of our standard scenery ? No, I did just begin to add some models to my own scenery, thanks to fred's tools. I have to figure out how to add them in the FlightGear Scenery Database. Send them

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: [PATCH][RFC] speech synthesis with festival

2006-02-07 Thread Martin Spott
Stefan Seifert wrote: [...] Now if one could add distortions to festival for making radio transmissions more realistic it would be perfect :) Push the whole thing through a GSM codec on a loaded machine and you're done :-) Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who

Re: [Flightgear-devel] A-10 3D cockpit

2006-02-07 Thread Martin Spott
Lee Elliott wrote: However, if people are flying it and liking it I don't want to break it for them, so it would be handy if people could let me know if they're using cvs FG or the last official release, I've almost always been using CVS. I honour your intention not to break anything, on

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: FlightGear/src/AIModel AIBase.cxx,1.45,1.46 AIBase.hxx,1.46,1.47 AIManager.cxx,1.60,1.61 AIManager.hxx,1.31,1.32 AIMultiplayer.cxx,NONE,1.1 AIMultiplay

2006-02-09 Thread Martin Spott
Erik Hofman wrote: Update of /var/cvs/FlightGear-0.9/FlightGear/src/AIModel In directory baron:/tmp/cvs-serv3596/src/AIModel Modified Files: AIBase.cxx AIBase.hxx AIManager.cxx AIManager.hxx Makefile.am Added Files: AIMultiplayer.cxx AIMultiplayer.hxx Log Message: Vivian

Re: [Flightgear-devel] (Real) SR22-GTS Demo Flight

2006-02-10 Thread Martin Spott
Martin Spott wrote: At our flight school we had one brand new Cherokee equipped with GNS430 and another one with an old-style VOR reciever, ADF and a HSI attached to the ILS - and I've almost always chosen the latter. Exactly this is the one which I took for the largest trips: http

Re: [Flightgear-devel] (Real) SR22-GTS Demo Flight

2006-02-10 Thread Martin Spott
David Megginson wrote: On 10/02/06, Martin Spott [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://www.texelairport.nl/fotogroot2004/D-EFFV.jpg Looks like an Archer (PA-28-181) -- nice plane. It definitely is a really great thing: You can load four people (including my instructor and his girlfriend

Re: [Flightgear-devel] (Real) SR22-GTS Demo Flight

2006-02-10 Thread Martin Spott
David Megginson wrote: I wouldn't object to a Garmin 430 in my Warrior to help with IFR flight, to allow me to fly approaches into more airports and to fly off airway. You know that the GNS430 not only replaces your HSI/ADF equipment but the NAV/COMM as well Having used the GNS430 with

Re: [Flightgear-devel] (Real) SR22-GTS Demo Flight

2006-02-10 Thread Martin Spott
dene maxwell wrote: Martin Spott wrote: Exactly this is the one which I took for the largest trips: http://www.texelairport.nl/fotogroot2004/D-EFFV.jpg Martin, Which one did you mean? The foreground or background :- The one in the background is for married couples and I'm not (yet

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Future feature proposal to think about...

2006-02-12 Thread Martin Spott
Lee Elliott wrote: Funny where you are sometimes, when ideas occur to you. I was in the shower, [...] I know this phenomenon. You typically get the best ideas while being at places where there's no chance to write them down: In the shower, on a boring ride with the car or on the toilet

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Format for Airport Data

2006-02-14 Thread Martin Spott
Rex wrote: The description for the airport data appears to be out of date. I am using the data file from the FG9.8 vintage, dated Jan 17, 2005, and I want to fly from Gillespie Field in El Cajon, CA (KSEE). The program has trouble identifying runway 28L on which it wants to start, (why?)

Re: [Flightgear-devel] render-to-texture XML animation

2006-02-14 Thread Martin Spott
Tiago Gusmão wrote: Anyway, my biggest problem right now is that it's eating 10fps in my GF4MX without actually drawing anything. Any tips for increasing performance in render-to-texture? If not, is this performance unacceptable? I think you are actually facing the most obvious problem of

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Seneca model is still under construction

2006-02-15 Thread Martin Spott
Torsten Dreyer wrote: some of you might remember: I'm working on a Seneca-Model. This is just to show you, that I am still alive. Wow ! As this seems to become one of the most realistic aircraft in FlightGear the question arises if FlightGear/JSBsim already models carb icing and heating !?

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New 737-300

2006-02-16 Thread Martin Spott
Innis Cunningham wrote: Unfortunately I could not get the 3D cockpit finished for the release so I have had to retain the trusty 2D panel. We're waiting for you :-) Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are !

Re: [Flightgear-devel] New 737-300

2006-02-16 Thread Martin Spott
Mike Rawlins wrote: --prop:/radios/nav/frequencies/selected-mhz[0]=110.00 I managed to set the NAV frequency on the B1900D with this property: --prop:/instrumentation/nav/frequencies/selected-mhz[0]=117.45 but I still was unable to get the VOR into a working state :-/ Cheers,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] enhanced runway lighting.

2006-02-17 Thread Martin Spott
Curtis L. Olson wrote: Erik Hofman wrote: It does sound like you don't specify --enable-distance-attenuation or that your hardware doesn't support GL_DISTANCE_ATTENUATION_EXT [...] That does really help ... would it make sense to add a distance attenuation option to the rendering options?

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Resigning as patch committer.

2006-02-22 Thread Martin Spott
Arnt Karlsen wrote: ..FG being a meritocracy, you qualify on your merits and on stepping forward. The more people we have doing cvs commits, the easier the work load gets on each, [...] I don't think this is a good solution. The more people have CVS write access the less responsibility each

Re: [Flightgear-devel] A-10 3D cockpit progress

2006-02-24 Thread Martin Spott
alexis bory wrote: 10 more days and I will put a .tgz too :) I'dd suggest you to already submit those parts that you consider to be in a useful state - even if the whole cockpit is still not complete, Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are !

Re: [Flightgear-devel] A-10 3D cockpit progress

2006-02-25 Thread Martin Spott
alexis bory wrote: I'd like to upload some thing clean ( shall I upload to ftp://ftp.ihg.uni-duisburg.de/FlightGear/incoming/ ? ) Sorry, no, this upload directory is for scenery models only as I don't write to the CVS tree (except from changes to The Manual), Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user

Re: [Flightgear-devel] A-10 3D cockpit progress

2006-02-26 Thread Martin Spott
dene maxwell wrote: From: Lee Elliott [EMAIL PROTECTED] A separate A-10-3Dcockpit would make the existing A-10 redundant - who would want to fly it without your cockpit? :) Maybe those langishing on 098a? From what I've seen of Alexis cockpit, I would love to fly it with his cockpit, as I

Re: [Flightgear-devel] A-10 3D cockpit progress

2006-02-26 Thread Martin Spott
dene maxwell wrote: I would hate to see a aircraft that works under 098a and perhaps earlier that is enjoyed by many users overwritten and possibliy become unavailable. Nobody holds you back from keeping a copy of the old aircraft implementation, you just don't get all the new featuers,

Re: [Flightgear-devel] A-10 3D cockpit progress

2006-02-27 Thread Martin Spott
dene maxwell wrote: I regret any offence I may have caused you. Given that this not the first time I have caused you personal offence. After careful consideration I feel it is prudent that I hang up the keyboard on the developer lists, at least until such time as I can afford hardware that

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: FlightGear Make Process: Amazing

2006-03-01 Thread Martin Spott
Curtis L. Olson wrote: Martin Spott wrote: While we are at it, I'd like to add another request - not that much a feature request: It's pretty likely that we're going to have a booth at the Linux-Tag exhibition in Wiesbaden on May 3 - 6, 2006. In order to present the local area to the visitors

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: FlightGear Make Process: Amazing

2006-03-01 Thread Martin Spott
Pigeon wrote: Anyway, maybe you can setup a local (as in local to the show) server and local FGMap. And have the server linked to os's and my server too. That makes much sense - I just didn't dare to expect that bidirectional replication between servers is possible Martin. -- Unix

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Seneca?

2006-03-01 Thread Martin Spott
Curtis L. Olson wrote: Did someone say they were working on a Seneca model for FlightGear? A while back I was able to sit inside a brand new seneca and take a boatload of pictures. Nice pictures - although you might expect that the person who's building the Seneca is himself owner of the

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: source/src/FDM/YASim Hook.cpp,1.1,1.2 Hook.hpp,1.2,1.3 Launchbar.cpp,1.1,1.2 Launchbar.hpp,1.2,1.3 Model.cpp,1.8,1.9 YASim.cxx,1.33,1.34

2006-03-02 Thread Martin Spott
Andy Ross wrote: Update of /var/cvs/FlightGear-0.9/source/src/FDM/YASim In directory baron:/tmp/cvs-serv14675 Modified Files: Hook.cpp Hook.hpp Launchbar.cpp Launchbar.hpp Model.cpp YASim.cxx I have the impression there's a buglet related to this change. This is MIPSpro on

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear on LinuxTag; Was: FlightGear Make Process: Amazing

2006-03-03 Thread Martin Spott
Martin Spott wrote: Yesterday evening I was confirmed that we _will_ get a free booth on the LinuxTag show (3rd to 6th May). Now several things come into my mind that would help us to make our presence on the show a success and that we probably won't find the time to do everything ourselves

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: Nasal controls.nas patch for multi-engine aircraft and changes to C310

2006-03-03 Thread Martin Spott
Melchior FRANZ wrote: * Martin Spott -- Friday 03 March 2006 09:12: would you mind taking into account that we (hopefully) someday will have carburator heating for certain piston-engined aircraft being modelled in Flightgear ? We'll take that into account once it was (hopefully) implemented

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear on LinuxTag;

2006-03-03 Thread Martin Spott
Detlef Faber wrote: I would like to do some scenery work, but as I don't live in Wiesbaden I might do some generic models of rhine bridges or Highways. Also I like to put some AI ships on the rhine. Finally, what do you think about a Ju-52 in a Linux Tag livery? Oh, that would be a great

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear on LinuxTag;

2006-03-03 Thread Martin Spott
Roberto Inzerillo wrote: There's also ETOU airport at high resolution (is that civil or military?). ET?? is always European military, Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are !

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear on LinuxTag;

2006-03-03 Thread Martin Spott
Jon Stockill wrote: I think there have been objects added for that area, but the screenshots I've seen seem to indicate that a lot more are available. The power station data for Germany was added this morning, so that'll give a few hundred more objects when it's exported tonight. Just a

[Flightgear-devel] Errors in 'mk_viii.cxx' ?

2006-03-05 Thread Martin Spott
Hello, when compiling the current CVS tree on IRIX/MIPSpro I get several Errors in 'mk_viii.cxx': CC -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I../../src/Include -I../.. -I../../src -I/opt/include -I/usr/freeware/include -Xcpluscomm -I/opt/FlightGear/include -I/usr/local/include -O2 -use_readonly_const

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: FlightGear/src/Environment environment_ctrl.cxx,1.45,1.46 environment_ctrl.hxx,1.22,1.23

2006-03-07 Thread Martin Spott
Melchior Franz wrote: Update of /var/cvs/FlightGear-0.9/FlightGear/src/Environment In directory baron:/tmp/cvs-serv20857 Modified Files: environment_ctrl.cxx environment_ctrl.hxx Log Message: Jean-Yves Lefort: fix crash on exit Thanks ! I won't comment on the 'style' of the fix

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Weird network problem

2006-03-08 Thread Martin Spott
Drew Kirkpatrick wrote: Once again with the help of Poine (still owe ya that beer man), I found my problem. So the way network communications is happening with net_ctrls, and the FGNetCtrls object, the non-portability of the mechanism is readily apparent. I know, playing the 'weisenheimer'

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Next FlightGear Release - upcoming.

2006-03-10 Thread Martin Spott
David Megginson wrote: The TerraGear scenery bug with the Great Lakes (and possibly other large inland lakes?) is pretty serious -- it leaves many midwest U.S. and central Canadian cities perched on giant cliffs overlooking the lakes. I'd call this an early pre-release, especially because

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Next FlightGear Release - upcoming.

2006-03-10 Thread Martin Spott
Martin Spott wrote: While the machine performs quite well as WWW-, FTP- and database server (as well as our local fileserver !), is was not sized to to the job of an online web mapping server. The server is running only with 256 MByte of RAM at a 400 MHz clock cycle, [...] Sorry: 440 MHz

Re: [Flightgear-devel] *.flightgear.org?

2006-03-10 Thread Martin Spott
Buchanan, Stuart wrote: P.S. Yes, I know that the HTML version of the manual on the FG website is now quite out of date. We/I should get that sorted for the new release. Indeed, I wanted to have that already done but covered myself with other stuff Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Next FlightGear Release - upcoming.

2006-03-10 Thread Martin Spott
Hello David, David Megginson wrote: GSHHS is excellent for ocean shorelines and bays, but wildly inaccurate for large inland bodies of water (especially the Great Lakes). You should have a look at the new 1.3 dataset from October last year, this is where the split between the different types

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Next FlightGear Release - upcoming.

2006-03-12 Thread Martin Spott
Curtis L. Olson wrote: Martin: please explain again in very great detail for me how exactly GSHHS has been improved? I didn't compare the shorelines of the whole world between old and new version :-) I actually had a look at a few places (my personal favourites) and noticed something that

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Next FlightGear Release - upcoming.

2006-03-12 Thread Martin Spott
David Megginson wrote: The problem might be that TerraGear is now cropping against just the landmass -- it actually has to crop against the union of the landmass, islands, lakes, and everything else. I'm pretty sure this is the correct explanation - even without looking at the code :-) The

Re: Prop discs in 3D models (was Re: [Flightgear-devel] pa24-250

2006-03-13 Thread Martin Spott
Vassilii Khachaturov wrote: I can confirm that at the cruise speeds, I haven't seen the prop disk on the planes I've flown. However, I only flew 2-blade props, maybe with more blades the feeling is different? I wouldn't say so, but maybe this depends on the colour of the blades. 'Our'

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear on LinuxTag; Was: FlightGear Make Process: Amazing

2006-03-13 Thread Martin Spott
Paul Surgeon wrote: If you want decent rudder pedals then you may want to look at the Flight Link Jet Rudder Control Module from http://www.aviationsimulation.co.uk/acatalog/_Pedals.html Oh, they have a nice portofolio of sim-related controls and instruments, if only the price tag I

Re: [Flightgear-devel] A-10 with 3D cokpit

2006-03-16 Thread Martin Spott
Georg Vollnhals wrote: I only had a very short flight with the updated A-10 and just want to give some feedback 1. the quality of your panelwork is phantastic! Screenshots !? ;-)) Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are !

Re: [Flightgear-devel] A-10 with 3D cokpit

2006-03-16 Thread Martin Spott
Lee Elliott wrote: On Wednesday 15 March 2006 01:47, Georg Vollnhals wrote: 2. although this is *not* your problem as you are doing the panel work, I want to report that is was not nice to fly the a/c by hand, I then used the autopilot. It behaves very sensible on the nick axis and lame on

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: data/Aircraft/seahawk/Models strop.xml,NONE,1.1

2006-03-16 Thread Martin Spott
Vivian Meazza wrote: Update of /var/cvs/FlightGear-0.9/data/Aircraft/seahawk/Models In directory baron:/tmp/cvs-serv5664 Added Files: strop.xml Log Message: Part of new strop handling method What do you mean with strop ? I don't know such a piece. You don't mean strobe ?

[Flightgear-devel] Beacons vs. strobe-lights

2006-03-17 Thread Martin Spott
Yesterday evening I had my first set of NVFR traffic circuits in order to get my general NVFR permission. Because traffic circuits late in the evening are not allowed at 'home', EDLN, we took off and headed for EDLE, approx. 20 minutes east of EDLN. EDLE has a nice, old-style rotating beacon on

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Possible FG Bug

2006-03-18 Thread Martin Spott
Georg Vollnhals wrote: --prop:sim/current-gui=1 This has changed recently. Try: --prop:/sim/gui/current-style=1 Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are ! --

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Possible FG Bug

2006-03-18 Thread Martin Spott
Georg Vollnhals wrote: 2. with this new parameter FG crashes to desktop when I try SHIFT+F10 (I think I tried 2 - 3 times, no effect, than CTD) I've never used Shift-F10, always only F10 to enable the menubar, Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Teamspeak server

2006-03-19 Thread Martin Spott
Julien Pierru wrote: I added a Teamspeak server on my machine. [...] Regarding the information I managed to gather, Teamspeak is commercial software and the sound is considered to be of noticeable lower quality compared with known VoIP setups. I know I won't prevent people from using their

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Teamspeak server

2006-03-19 Thread Martin Spott
Julien Pierru wrote: Exactly Vassilii that was the idea as a testing tool for what we will need to either find or develop to use with FG. We have to start somewhere. I agree entirely, I just wanted to prevent Teamspeak to be officially promoted as 'the' communication protocol/software for

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Teamspeak server

2006-03-19 Thread Martin Spott
Vassilii Khachaturov wrote: want to have a look at OpenPBX once the 0.2 release is out. I _suspect_ there will be better conference support for OpenPBX because the fathers of Asterisk at Digium always tried to firmly couple conference support to the presence of one of their interface boards

Re: [Flightgear-devel] FlightGear on LinuxTag; Was: FlightGear Make

2006-03-19 Thread Martin Spott
Hello Curt, Curtis L. Olson wrote: I've added a very short entry in our events section on the FG web site. Feel free to expand on that a little bit if you like and send me the results. Or if you are happy with the current text we can just leave it alone. Thank you for adding the

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Any lights on TWR?

2006-03-21 Thread Martin Spott
Hello David, David Megginson wrote: 1. Like most airport lighting, they're pretty much impossible to see at night if the airport is near a lit-up residential area. My experience is different. What you describe resembles me of the white flash lights that sit on top of newer control towers. The

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Last Wonder of the World...

2006-03-21 Thread Martin Spott
Julien Pierru wrote: Where do I have to send my files? In general you can send these to Jon or to me, additionally we have an FTP upload directory: ftp://ftp.ihg.uni-duisburg.de/FlightGear/incoming/ Especially for the pyramids I think you should contact Jon, Martin. -- Unix _IS_

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Last Wonder of the World...

2006-03-21 Thread Martin Spott
Jon Stockill wrote: http://fgfsdb.stockill.org/news.php?offset=12 We'd probably put this on a static page, Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are ! --

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Last Wonder of the World...

2006-03-22 Thread Martin Spott
Julien Pierru wrote: Also how come the sand is not present in the scenery? I think it's simply not defined for that area in the VMAP0 dataset, Martin. -- Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are !

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