[OSM-dev] JOSM plugin for direct serial read

Raphaël Jacquot sxpert at sxpert.org
Sat Dec 2 12:49:11 GMT 2006


Nick Hill wrote:
> Hello Nick
> 
> Such functionality would be good so long as users don't get into the habit of 
> uploading GPX tracks directly into Josm then 'forget' to create a file from the 
> GPX track and upload it to OSM. In other words, I would only consider such a 
> function 'good' if (1) it saved each file onto the user's machine, presumably as 
> gpx.gz, and (2) by default, it also automatically uploaded the GPX file to OSM.

we thus need an API that can be used by JOSM to upload that gpx file

> The step of converting data from my GPS receiver to a file is of almost no 
> effort. I visit the folder where I keep my GPX tracks, then execute a script.
> 
> The combined effort of converting data from my GPS receiver to a file then 
> uploading to OSM then opening the file in Josm are steps I'd be pleased to have 
> integrated into a single step on Josm.





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