Total Open Station

Stefano Costa
Fri Mar 14 18:20:06 CET 2008

Dear all,
this e-mail is to inform you about a new software project that I started
writing recently. The project is called Total Open Station. From the

I started writing this program for making it easier to manage different
models of total stations in a GNU/Linux environment. However, I try to
develop following standards, so porting to Windows or Mac shouldn't be

Every model has its own quirks. So, I decided to use a modular
structure, that is based on an abstract interface. Each time a new model
is added to the program, you create a new instance of this base class,
with all needed data.

Total Open Station is developed with the Python programming language.
For those who are interested in participating the project website is at 

The (few lines of) code that I have written as of today are here in a
Mercurial repository: 

Let me know if you want to help - even a test with your total station is

Best regards,

Stefano Costa Archeologia e Software Libero
Io uso Debian GNU/Linux!

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