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String representation of a double on CLDC 1.0

Dave Brown
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Hi all,

Anyone have a solution to get a string representation of a double variable in CLDC 1.0 ?

Thanks..

Dave.


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Ramender Mall
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Hi Dave,

As far as I know, cldc1.0 does not support floating points..
So how come you are creating a double variable, first of all??...

Ramy...
Dave Brown
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Hi,

I'm wanting to use the Location Based Services JSR.. to pick up latitude & longitude values which are doubles.

Rgds,

Dave.
Ramender Mall
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Hi Dave,
This Location based services was a complete new term for me. A quick google search took me to, lbs
and seems that you cant use cldc1.0 with it, i am quoting some lines,

JSR 179 requires the Connected Device Configuration (CDC) or version 1.1 of the Connected Limited Device Configuration (CLDC). CLDC 1.0 isn't adequate because it doesn't support floating-point numbers, which the API uses to represent coordinates and other measurements. The Location API doesn't depend on any particular profile -- it can be used with MIDP or the Personal Profile.


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Ramy....
Dave Brown
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Yeah thx, you're right, Well there goes that project then !!
Mark Spritzler
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Originally posted by Dave Brown:
Yeah thx, you're right, Well there goes that project then !!


Too funny.

Who says you can't get newer devices or still write that application?

Mark


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Dave Brown
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Well after further research, for my particular project, it seems theres more factors presenting the cons of using location based services than there are pro's.
Todd Plambeck
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Why not just stuff the Lat and Long into strings? That's how the NMEA data is going to come to you anyway. Pass the strings back to the server and let it take care of the math. Unless you're trying to put a bomb down a smokestack, you really only need about 4 or 5 digits of precision to get good position.
 
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