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Swift

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Open Source Survey Package?
« on: October 23, 2005, 07:53:27 PM »
After the recent contour topic who would be interested in working on an open source survey package? We could start with the triangulations and contour package first but I think a better start would be a basic survey package
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Re: Open Source Survey Package?
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2005, 10:27:02 PM »
My skills as a codesmith are limited at best, but I have access to many resources that may prove useful in such an endeavor. . .  awaiting direction

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« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2005, 08:01:31 AM »
I might be able to translate some well-defined algorithms into code, but I know next to nothing about surveying.  I assume you'll be wanting to do this in C++?

Troy Williams

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« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2005, 08:06:17 AM »
It sounds like an interesting project. I might be interested, depends on what langague is being used.

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Re: Open Source Survey Package?
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2005, 09:04:19 AM »
I think the core of the project should be c++ dlls then we can write interfaces in lisp for autocad and intellicad.

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Re: Open Source Survey Package?
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2005, 09:31:25 AM »
I'll help. But i know NOTHING about civil so my help would prolly have to be some internal proceds and etc. ...but ill help in any way i can.
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« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2005, 10:12:21 AM »
Interesting, how may I help?

Visual LISP + Visual BASIC (VB6 Enterprise) proficient.

Good with graphics.

Have full MSDN membership, so I have Visual Studio .NET architect et. al. just not proficient yet (oddly enough bought a C# book just yesterday).

Is 'anal retentive' a marketable skill here?

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« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2005, 10:28:10 AM »
Luis my friend, read this post in its entirety.

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Re: Open Source Survey Package?
« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2005, 10:49:13 AM »
Does anyone have any experience with xml and LandXML?

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Re: Open Source Survey Package?
« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2005, 11:58:49 AM »
You can count me in!! Not sure I can provide that much in the way of programming though. I do know a lot about surveying and how surveyors work. I can provide web space w/ all the fix'ns and a cvs via Subversion.
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« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2005, 12:08:30 PM »
I think the core of the project should be c++ dlls then we can write interfaces in lisp for autocad and intellicad.

It might be a good reason to learn c++. What version of c++ will you be using?

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« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2005, 12:12:26 PM »
I think the core of the project should be c++ dlls then we can write interfaces in lisp for autocad and intellicad.

It might be a good reason to learn c++. What version of c++ will you be using?

Cool, I know enough c++ to be completely dangerous.

But seriously, of all the languages I've taken a run at I liked c++ the most, I wish there were more c++ in the curriculum when I studied oo languages at university.
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Re: Open Source Survey Package?
« Reply #12 on: October 24, 2005, 12:28:17 PM »
I am by no means a c++ guru but I can get around a little bit. I say we stick with ANSI C++ and we can use Bloodshed as the compiler of choice.

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Re: Open Source Survey Package?
« Reply #13 on: October 24, 2005, 12:35:00 PM »
Im cool with that.

BTW, I can shoot my computers foot with Cpp quite easily (I'm still really bad at it.)  I'm also really bad Lisp but i know enough to shoot your computers foot with it.
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Re: Open Source Survey Package?
« Reply #14 on: October 24, 2005, 12:38:46 PM »
Sorry se8en but, personally, I don't want you shooting anything near me.  :-P