[Tango-GPS] Map bulk download?

Christ van Willegen cvwillegen at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 15:38:10 CET 2009

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 3:27 PM, arne anka <openmoko at ginguppin.de> wrote:
>>> the best bet would probably be, if tangogps would support the binary
>>> maps,
>>> like navit does.
>> Just a question...
>> Why, if Navit does the map drawing from OSM data, would you like to
>> have tangoGps do that as well?
> i don't understand that question -- what has navit to do with it?
> try to dowload only europe with all the resolutions that seem meaningful
> to you and look at the space required by the tiles -- and then compare
> navit's binary file's size

Ok, let me re-phrase the question (and/or remark...)

Navit already draws from binary OSM data. Why would you also want
tangoGPS to do that?

You mentioned navit in your posting, so I assume you're already using
it to draw OSM maps on the FreeRunner, that's why I asked.

Christ van Willegen
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