[OSM-dev] Merkaator port to Android
digi_c at arcor.de
Sun Dec 4 15:26:29 GMT 2011
Am 04.12.2011 15:46, schrieb Cartinus:
> 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.
Sorry, but same for me. -> Complex tasks are better at home
>> > b) Would there be enough interest for new Walking Papers for Android
>> > or iPad (and which of them) app? This would have following key
>> > capabilities:
>> > - 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
>> > upload.
>> > - 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".
Well but this dosn't brings the pros, that you don't need to reedit this
notes? But of course this is something that would be useful, too :)
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