[OSM-dev] Merkaator port to Android
cartinus at xs4all.nl
Sun Dec 4 14:46:08 GMT 2011
On Sunday 04 December 2011 12:02:58 Jaak Laineste wrote:
> So I would have two questions:
> a) Would there be enough users for full editor (Merkaator in
> particular, as it should be technically easier to port) on "Android
> netbooks"? This would be for office, not so much for field use.
No interest in this. I prefer to do the "real" mapping on a 24" screen and
with a real mouse.
> b) Would there be enough interest for new Walking Papers for Android
> or iPad (and which of them) app? This would have following key
> - preload offline background map. Simplified BW style like in Walking
> Papers, also WMS extracts.
> - drawing draft lines and notes on top of that, saves it as GPX which
> needs postprocessing on JOSM
> - easy graphical tag editing with presets, saves OSM changes, can be
> postprocessed with JSOM, but in simpler cases good enough for direct
> - save GPS track
> - maybe take and save photos, with geotags
> - no graphical way editing, only point moving for standalone nodes
> (like in MapZen POI collector)
> - scalable also for phones, but best with tablets
Very interested in this. After I got my tablet I looked for an "electronic
walking-papers", but I haven't found any (or combination of) app(s)
that "works for me".
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