[OSM-talk] iPad app
pdorange at mac.com
Sat Aug 21 16:10:46 BST 2010
Nick Black <nickblack1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> A possible answer is HTML5 apps - that's what we're looking into at
> CloudMade at the moment. An HTML5 POI collector, for example would
> let users on iPhone, Android and iPad and other tablets join in the
> party. (There are now 8M android phones in the US) It could even be
> packaged into an app on app stores to make it discoverable. The apps
> should be focused on doing one or two things well. Does the world
> need another fully featured editor? IMO, no.
I fully agree.
HTML5 is probably a good answer for POI collector. It use a developping
technology that could deploy on any platform and it's an open standard.
iPhone, iPad, Android, computer and future device users would have a
tool to mobile map.
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