Yaouh! out (update for tangogps maps)

Risto H. Kurppa risto at kurppa.fi
Tue Jan 20 20:26:18 CET 2009

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 8:00 PM, Helge Hafting <helge.hafting at hist.no> wrote:
> Risto H. Kurppa wrote:
>> I think you got me wrong: yes, I know that it can download new tiles,
>> but if you already have downloaded the tiles of some area and then
>> after some months you'd like to get the latest map tiles (=dowload the
>> latest, changed tiles), does the 'download tool' do it or does it see
>> that the tiles are already there and will not download anything.
> The 'download tool' download the tiles so that you get the newest ones
> even if you had some old outdated tiles there. I don't know if it
> downloads _every_ tile blindly, or only those that changed since last
> time. But all tiles within the visible region, down to the configured
> zoom limit will be new up-to-date tiles once the download finishes.
> Assuming there are no network errors/timeouts - that can leave old tiles
> or even blank areas.
> Also, if you have old tiles down to a deep zoom level, then the
> innermost ones aren't updated unless you specify sufficient depth. The
> yaouh tool is better, in that it updates every outdated tile regardless
> of zoom level.

Ah, okay, thanks for this information , didn't know Tangogps can also update.
Put yes, I prefer  yaouh (or even better the desktop-perl -script.
Will try it soon)


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