[ros-users] erratic_player vs ua_erratic_player
arebgun at gmail.com
Mon May 3 20:02:55 UTC 2010
I wrote the erratic_player package back when we were working with
> Erratics. While we still have some around, we don't use them often,
> and definitely aren't maintaining the erratic_player package. It
> sounds like your package should become the new official way to use an
> Erratic with ROS. You might even just claim the name 'videre_erratic'
> for your package, to help people find it.
Erratic is our main robotic platform right now, we definitely can take over
the maintenance of erratic related stuff. I will rename the
ua_erratic_player to videre_erratic as you suggested.
> On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 9:19 AM, Antons Rebguns <arebgun at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Pablo,
> >> Hi ROS users.
> >> I was wondering what's the difference between those packages. Both of
> >> have a wiki page but are empty.
> > These packages are basically the same, ua_erratic_player is slightly
> > modified to work with our own model of erratic mobile base (can be found
> > erratic_description package). We are publishing a single transform from
> > "odom" frame to "base_footprint" frame, instead of 3 transforms that
> > erratic_player publishes
> > ("odom"->"base_link_offset"->"base_link"->"base_laser_link"). I've also
> > modified the code so that you can specify topics for odometry and battery
> > information in launch files, but these can be removed since we can just
> > ROS remapping mechanism. Other than that they are the same.
> > So if you'd like to use our model, I'd suggest also using our modified
> > player driver.
> >> - erratic_player has a little documented code API but I couldn't find
> >> package folder in the svn repository. Where is it?
> > Here is the link to erratic_player source:
> >> - On the other hand the ua_erratic_player package is a more visible
> >> package through google.code but has an undocumented code page.
> >> Anyways I've added some documentation documentation to ua_erratic_player
> >> (because I could see the source code). Are there any problem with this?
> >> Thanks for the ROS project, it's absolutely wonderful. Congratulations!
> >> Refs:
> >> http://www.ros.org/wiki/erratic_player
> >> http://www.ros.org/wiki/ua_erratic_player
> > Thank you very much for adding documentation! There's absolutely no
> > with people contributing docs :)
> > Anton
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