[Openstreetmap-dev] Standalone OpenStreetMap editor - latest thoughts/developments
nick at hogweed.org
Mon Apr 18 09:11:16 BST 2005
As many of you are aware I'm developing the standalone editor for
OpenStreetMap, with a particular emphasis on home editing GPX files while
offline, which can then be uploaded to openstreetmap.
One or two things have arisen so far - firstly XML-RPC support for C++ is a
bit rough and ready, and from the look of things might be a bit difficult to
get going on Windows using a cross-platform library. Secondly, Steve's applet
is already doing a lot of what I want to do. So my thoughts now are to
convert to a Java application using the applet codebase and some extra stuff.
This also means that any new applet features can be incorporated into the
Does anyone have any thoughts/comments on this, given future features of the
standalone app would include overlaying Landsat and possibly other aerial
photo data? Know Java has some performance issues on large and complex apps,
but in this case, the network would appear to be the rate-determining factor.
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