[OSM-dev] JOSM plugin for direct serial read

raphael Jacquot sxpert at sxpert.org
Fri Dec 1 12:24:37 GMT 2006

Nick Whitelegg wrote:
> Hello Imi,
> I'm quite keen to add the direct serial port read functionality to JOSM as 
> it would enable people to use one application to read from their GPS and 
> create new data for OSM. I'm thinking of my particular OSM user-base of 
> interest (walkers) in particular. I'm quite happy with the gpsbabel/josm 
> approach but I'd imagine that new users could be attracted to the project 
> if they have just one piece of software for the whole process.
> I tried emailing the other guy who's doing this but haven't had a response 
> yet. Is it worth me carrying on with it or would I just be duplicating 
> effort?
> (the approach I would take is the cross platform 'GPSylon' Java library 
> for GPS serial communication)
> Thanks,
> Nick

how about connecting to gpsd instead ?

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