[OSM-dev] Summer of Code?

Nick Black nickblack1 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 19 15:31:43 BST 2006

On 4/19/06, Nick Burch <openstreetmap at gagravarr.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Apr 2006, Nick Black wrote:
> > One area that I have begun investigating is developing a mobile data
> > capture system using GPS and smart phones to capture OSM data and upload
> > it to the database in real time.  If anyone has any opinions/ideas on
> > this area I'd be interested to hear.
> Uploading in real time might be a bit tricky.

Yes, uploading in staggered intervals would probably be preferable.  There
isn't really any need to or gain from uploading in realtime

In terms of implementing it, Python on Series 60 looks like being a good
> bet.

Initially I think the development is going to be Windows PDA based, but I'd
also be interested in a Series 60 based app.

Thanks for the feedback,

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