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Subject: Re: FS#11273 - Format FM frequency depending on the regional settings

Re: FS#11273 - Format FM frequency depending on the regional settings

From: Jeff Goode <jeffg7_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 18:16:46 -0400

On 5/14/2010 17:44, Alex Parker wrote:
> On 14/05/10 23:10, Al Le wrote:
>> Hello everybody.
>>
>> I already asked for comments on this patch on IRC and am asking the
>> same now via mailing list. If nobody objects, I'll commit the patch
>> in a couple of days.
>>
>> The purpose of the patch is to display the FM frequency with as
>> little digits after the decimal point as possible, but with as many
>> as is needed to accurately display the frequency according to the
>> regional FM setting.
>>
>> E.g. for Europe the frequency will be displayed as 95.3, but for
>> Italy as 95.30 since in Italy the frequency is changed in 0.05 MHz
>> steps.
>
>
> My only comment is that this looks a bit odd. I know it makes sense
> logically, but all the radios I own use two decimal places, and having
> only one just looks a bit weird.
>
> Alex
>
Two digits after the decimal looks odd to US eyes. *shrug*

Jeff
Received on 2010-05-15


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