[OSM-dev] I'm Looking for josm reading NMEA Files

Shaun McDonald shaunmcdonald131 at gmail.com
Wed May 23 10:01:55 BST 2007

On 23 May 2007, at 09:50, Joerg Ostertag (OSM Munich/Germany) wrote:

> On Wednesday 23 May 2007 09:59, you wrote:
>> Hi Joerg,
>> On 23 May 2007, at 07:45, Joerg Ostertag (OSM Munich/Germany) wrote:
>>> I do have some Windows users which are really busy like a bee
>>> collecting new
>>> tracks. And since the new Windows installer for josm works nicely
>>> again. I'm
>>> now trying to convince my Windows users to try to use josm
>>> themselves. But
>>> for this I'd need a possibility for them to directly import there
>>> Tracks(from
>>> the NaviGPS-BGT11) into josm.
>> Are the users uploading the tracks?
>> If so they would need to be in gpx format.
>> Can a version of
>> <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Talk:NMEA>
>> be made into a windows batch script?
> My idea was to not have to install gpsbabel on these machines too.  
> But if this
> would work it would be even better, since this would enable josm to  
> import
> almost any gps-tracklog.
> The primary idea was to add some simple lines to josm to also be  
> able to read
> NMEA-tracks and store them internally in the gpx structure. After  
> reading
> these tracks the gpx-upload of josm could also upload them the same  
> way as
> regular gpx files.

You can upload gpx tracks within JOSM? I noticed that you can export  
them, but never knew you could upload them.


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