Rocinante is part of GNU GaMa package. Rocinante is fully object-oriented cross-platform GUI (Graphic User Interface) for GNU GaMa (package for adjustment of geodetic networks). This project is written in C++ and uses Qt3.0 library. Rocinante supports all GNU GaMa features.
Now geodetic users don't have to know anything about XML or GaMa DTD. This was main reason, why Rocinante was developing.
Other reasons for writing Rocinante were these:
Anonymous CVS Access
Rocinante project CVS repository can be checked out through anonymous (pserver) CVS. When prompted for a password for anonymous, simply press the Enter key.
cvs -d:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvsroot/roci login
cvs -z3 -d:pserver:email@example.com:/cvsroot/roci co roci-local
Rocinante 0.3.0beta on Debian 2.3, gcc version 2.95.2 20000220 (Debian GNU/Linux), Qt3.0, X11R6:
Documentation to Rocinante is available in HTML format http://roci.sourceforge.net/documentation/
Rocinante documentation contains three parts: FAQ, Tutorial and Step by step.
The latest release of Rocinante is available at http://sourceforge.net/projects/roci/
GNU GaMa / Rocinante has one mailing list mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org, to which you should send a mail whenever you find bugs, and have suggestions, ideas or questions related to GNU GaMa. Whenever you report a bug, please include enough information so that we can understand what happened and even reproduce your problem in our machines. Excessive information is always better than no information.
Here are some useful resources:
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