[talk-ph] OSM vs. RoadGuide.ph

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 13:01:43 GMT 2011

As a followup, I did a visual comparison of several areas where OSM
has better data and coverage than RoadGuide.ph:

I hope that this will prove enlightening. End lesson: load both maps
into your Garmin unit. =)

On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 3:57 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> If anyone is interested to see the differences between RoadGuide.ph
> and OpenStreetMap, then check out this article I wrote in the OSM
> Wiki: <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/RoadGuide.ph>
> If you have a Garmin GPS device then you most probably have heard of
> RoadGuide.ph. In my personal opinion, if you want the best
> Garmin-compatible routable map of the Philippines, then go for
> RoadGuide.ph, but you should also get Maning's osmphil map
> <http://esambale.wikispaces.com/osmphil_garmin> since OSM has better
> data than RG in some areas, most especially if you have not attained
> the contributor status in RG and have only access to the Basic map.
> :-)
> Eugene (osm:seav)


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