2008.9 Basic questions

Fox Mulder Quakeman1 at gmx.net
Sun Sep 21 11:49:49 CEST 2008

For a complete and working routing solution just use navit. It uses maps
from openstreetmaps.org compiled to a binary format which consumes just
~90MB for whole germany. It also supports speach output for directions.
I tested it between two cities where i live and it routed me very well.
The speech output maybe is a bit robocup like, but this is based on free
text2speech engines and not navit itself. ;)
Navit and tangogps fit perfect together for different use cases.



Tom Yates wrote:
> On Sat, 20 Sep 2008, Hire wrote:
>> Instead I find it very usable and better stability. The only thing that 
>> I find totally useless is the OM-Locations... we need a very usable gps 
>> sotfware like navit ( with complete maps as navteq o telealtas and a 
>> routes engine ) so why don't port it onto Openmoko and use it instead of 
>> Om-Locations?
> i don't think it offers a routing engine, but have you tried tangoGPS?  it 
> does everything else you want, given the excellent hooks to 
> openstreetmap.org.  i am told that others are working on general-purpose 
> routing engines using PSM data, but i can't find confirmation.  anyway, 
> having a map's the main thing for me.

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