[OSM-dev] Algorithm for extracting nodes/edges from gps-tracklogs

Stefan de Konink skinkie at xs4all.nl
Sat Mar 3 22:07:00 GMT 2007

Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> List?

I now know what is wrong the OSM list doesn't have a REPLY-TO header :\ 
Sorry... it was for the list too :)

> On Sat, 2007-03-03 22:49:55 +0100, Stefan de Konink <skinkie at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>> Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
>>> I think a key issue would be to make it work with the rest of the OSM
>>> infrastructure. Quite some effort had been done to get all the worthy
>>> data in, tag it, making segments and ways out of it etc.  But overall,
>>> something like mapgeneration could help to cut down a lot of manual
>>> work.
>> I think start collecting nmea traces and gpx traces with nmea as 
>> preference would be a good thing. GPSbabel can convert them anyway to 
>> gpx. And you keep the extra information for processing later.
> Sure.  I specifically prefer whatever format the receiver spits out.
> One source of error is varying numbers of decimal digits, which may be
> different after eg. GPX or gpsd conversion...

Good point yes. And I agree, but this is a thing that need to be done 
ASAP. And not wait till 'our' project started.


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