Cameron Bradley1436215391 Posted May 25, 2012 Report Share Posted May 25, 2012 This is driving me a wee bit insane. I've encountered a fair few bugs (and they're definitely not features) in my time working with PC-Link (and it has been short so far). These issues have, honestly, had me looking for alternative engine management as it would be an understatement to say I am a bit disappointed. Fuel table axes: why allow people to select MAF sensor values as axes to a table if you're not going to let them set it up properly. They all stipulate 'Y axis values must be between 0 and 10' or similar, which makes it impossible to configure a fuel table that'll actually run an engine. (I'm not questioning that this stuff is primarily intended for speed-density, but don't _offer_ MAF options if they don't work) Transient Ignition Retard: Initialising the table to defaults results in an error regarding min=0 and max=0 with regards to row headers, this doesn't make any sense until you go to set up the table and initialise the axis with TPS Delta as the variable. This results in an error when applying: 'Y axis values must be between 0 and 0' (REALLY?!). Permitting it to set it up with a single row of '0', results in a mass of 'Invalid Floating Point Operation' errors when you touch the throttle pedal. (The attached image shows just the first error, this machine is not attached to the vehicle so is unable to replicate the rest of the errors) My thoughts on the above are: - If this software was not properly bug-tested before release, what were the testing engineers doing? If you aren't able to set something up a certain way by design, make this clear, don't throw a meaningless error (or crash the program as sometimes occurs). - If it is not worth the time to develop all these addons that may only suit a few people out of the thousands of customers, perhaps open-source the communications protocol to allow people to develop their own software and extensions for their own application. As an aside: Why all the proprietary hotkeys? Anyone coming from a background of using computers on a daily basis expects Ctrl+O to open, Ctrl+S to save, etc. It's honestly a bit odd to expect people to memorise a complete set of different hotkeys just for your application and quite frankly a bit user unfriendly. Version in use: 126.96.36.1995 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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