Openstreetmap on openmoko ?
ajturner at highearthorbit.com
Sun Oct 21 16:30:13 CEST 2007
This is something that we've looked into doing on the Maemo platform
using the GeoClue backend. - MaemoSurveyor
Obviously there would be differences in code/arch - but it may be
helpful to collaborate on user interfaces, functionality, etc. There
are definitely some things to think through on how a user selects
areas, or leaves audio/photo/written notes, that we could figure out
See slide #24 of this deck from the State of the Map conference this summer:
On 10/21/07, Marc Verwerft <marc.js.verwerft at gmail.com> wrote:
> Theorethically, everything is in place, yes.
> Practically the most important bit still lies in the hand of FIC (and
> Global Locate) to finally get an agreement that allows the
> distribution of a driver for the Hammerhead.
> On 10/21/07, Fred Janon <fjanon at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Is there anything done on the Noe to be able to participate to the
> > OpenStreetMap project by creating new points? Right now, it's a bit tedious
> > with a GPS and a notebook. Everything could be done on the Neo: capture of
> > the GPS coordinate, adding a note (street name, type...) and storing all of
> > them on the Neo until reading to submit to the OpenStreetMap web site, or
> > even directly submitting it if a connection is available.
> > Fred
> > On 10/18/07, Nic Roets <nroets at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > I developed a navigation / searching application for the OpenStreetMap.org
> > database. It's still a work in progress (just like Openmoko), but the
> > current version runs quite stable together with the planet files created in
> > July / August.
> > >
> > > Porting it to openmoko should not be too difficult as it is GTK+ based,
> > uses gpsd and is not too resource intensive. Perhaps there is someone on the
> > list who would like to give it a try.
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Gosmore
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Nic Roets
> > >
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