[OSM-dev] about using OpenStreetMap without internet

Andy Allan gravitystorm at gmail.com
Tue May 5 16:51:05 BST 2009

2009/5/5 Iván Sánchez Ortega <ivan at sanchezortega.es>:
> El Martes, 5 de Mayo de 2009, Rajeev Thapa escribió:
>> I work with a company that sells FiberOptics Testing Equipments. We want to
>> use OpenStreetMap for the mapping. But most of our customers won't have
>> internet in the Remote Test Units. Is there a way that we can download data
>> points or something so that we can use OpenStreetMap without the internet
>> connections.
> What exactly is a "Remote Test Unit"? A full-fledged laptop? A small netbook?
> A PDA? A fancy cellphone? A bunch of microcontrollers with a LCD screen?
> Do the "Remote Test Units" have an integrated or pluggable GPS? Do they have
> 4GB, 20GB, 160GB of storage?
> Depending on your platform, there will be different solutions. So, please be a
> bit more specific in your request and you'll get more specific answers :-)

You're too helpful Iván, I was going to reply with "Yes." :-)

Rajeev, if you can run JOSM on your Remote Test Units, then you've
already got a system that can download OSM data, edit it offline and
then re-upload it later...


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