[Tagging] Garmin waypoints and routes (was: "Roles of route members" and before that "Merging tagging scheme on wiki pages of Hiking")

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 21:32:50 UTC 2019

On Wed, 21 Aug 2019 at 20:48, Peter Elderson <pelderson at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have to correct myself: I thought OsmAnd really performed routing when
> navigating using a gpx trail. It doesn't, I tested it today. It translates
> turns in the track into screen messgaes and spoken text messages, without
> doing anything with the map. So it will send you into a ravine if your
> track goes there.
I knew that. Already the original Garmin etrex of before 2010 was able to
do soemthing similar (no voice, but visible signal of approach to a bend n
the track)

> But it can route you to the start of your track, and when you go
> off-track, it routes you back on track.
> All the more reason why the gpx should be a correctly ordered single
> chain.
This is a Non sequitur, as I have tried to explain before.
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