[OSM-dev] Thoughts on an enhanced GPX api
Sebastian at SSpaeth.de
Thu Jul 30 08:35:37 BST 2009
> On Wednesday 29 July 2009 15:20:26 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:
>> That's because JOSM has a feature to automatically connect points that
>> are near each other, but that's as far as it goes since it can't get
>> any track information from the server.
> So while these new ideas give you access more data about the GPS tracks,
> saying that now you just have a useless cloud of points in busy areas is way
> off reality.
So because there are ways to reverse-engineer most of the information
with lots of effort that we have available anyway, you are saying things
I bet you like the garmin file formats too, then ;-).
Sorry, I still think in many areas tracks are just a useless cloud of
points. I have been in the guessing game of whether gps points are a
road, the bicycle way next to it, or the sidewalk next to that for long
enough, to stop worrying about uploaded GPS points.
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