[talk-ph] OSM vs. RoadGuide.ph

Andre Marcelo-Tanner andre at enthropia.com
Thu Jan 27 06:07:58 GMT 2011

You can just load 2 maps on a garmin device and switch them? or can you 
view them also one on top of another?

I have a friend interested in doing a layer of POIs to the PH map, is 
such possible with garmin devices?

On 3:59 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar wrote:
> As a followup, I did a visual comparison of several areas where OSM
> has better data and coverage than RoadGuide.ph:
> http://vaes9.codedgraphic.com/posts/is_rg_better_than_osm
> 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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