[Talk-ca] Garmin Maps made from OSM listed on MapCenter2

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Sun Jul 20 20:30:06 BST 2008


On 18 Jul 2008, at 22:31, Corey Burger wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 4:05 PM, Sam Vekemans
> <acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I noticed that Montreal seems to be the only city in Canada which  
>> has a
>> garmin map of the city posted to http://Mapcenter2.cgpsmapper.com  
>> with a
>> source reference to OSM.
>>
>> I am wondering who uploaded this file, and also if we can have a list
>> growing of all the cities which other people are working on, to  
>> have those
>> maps made into a downloadable garmin map. .. so then this way  
>> (unfortunatly
>> mapcenter is not wiki, so others cant add on maps to an existing  
>> mapset) so
>> its the person who uploaded it would be responsable to update this  
>> map for
>> everyone to download.
>> Or maybe someone out there knows how todo it easily? ..
>>
>> Seing as how this is the final product, showing this map on the  
>> garmin .. ..
>> there is no sence on having more than 1 person doing the compiling  
>> for the
>> same area.
>>
>> .. and perhaps this (compiled from OSM), garmin map can be made  
>> available on
>> eaach cities page? .. and the overall list can be shown on the main  
>> Canada
>> page?
>
> Cloudmade is creating .img files for the whole world. The canada one
> can be found at:
> http://downloads.cloudmade.com/north_america/canada
>
> I am suspicious of the package size, so I am about to load it on my  
> gps.

any problem let me know...

>
>
> Of course, it would be nicer to get some smaller stuff for individual
> cities. It probably wouldn't be that hard to pull a rectange out of
> OSM each day and build .img files automatically. I recently purchased
> mappingfreedom.ca so I might do that when I get the time/bandwidth.
>
> Corey
>
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Best

Steve





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