[OSM-dev] Newbie questions, introductions and questions about Mac/Objective-C based mapping/Map View using openstreetmap...

Gregory Casamento greg.casamento at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 15:23:49 GMT 2011


I guess what I would really like is one which uses Objective-C, if
possible so that it would be easily integrated into a Mac OS X/Cocoa
application.

GC

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 10:22 AM, Gregory Casamento
<greg.casamento at gmail.com> wrote:
> Frederik,
>
> On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 9:54 AM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On 03/10/2011 03:46 PM, Gregory Casamento wrote:
>>>
>>> Well,  by routing I mean the ability to show a navigable route on the
>>> nap from one point to another.
>>
>> I am still unsure if you are looking for code that does the map display and
>> all, or just a routing engine that spits out a number of lat/lon pairs. I
>> don't know if you want routing for a small area for for the whole world;
>> where will your data be coming from, and are you aware that data for the
>> whole world has to be preprocessed before it can be used for routing? Are
>> you perhaps not looking for a routing engine with all the data storage and
>> preprocessing that entails, but for an API where you request something over
>> the network?
>
> The last one is what I'm looking for.
>
>> Do you want to compute thousands of routes or just a few?
>
> Hundreds or thousands.
>
>> Do
>> you need routing for different profiles (pedestrian, lorry, etc.) or just a
>> standard profile?
>>
>> You might want to look at Gosmore
>> (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Gosmore) - Public Domain (thus easy to
>> integrate into your application), and reportedly compiles under OSX.
>>
>> Bye
>> Frederik
>>
>
> I will take a look.  Thank you so much for your help.
>
> --
> Gregory Casamento - GNUstep Lead/Principal Consultant, OLC, Inc.
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>



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