[Wolves] OpenStreetmap on nokia N8xx

Andy Wootton andy.wootton at wyrley.demon.co.uk
Mon Mar 17 08:06:50 GMT 2008

Andy Robinson wrote:
> On 16/03/2008, Andy Wootton <andy.wootton at wyrley.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>> I posted on this subject a few days ago but it has since disappeared.
>>  Whilst looking for software to make traces from a GPS unit using a Nokia
>>  N800 I found this information on 'Maemo Mapper' for reading maps:
>>  http://bergie.iki.fi/blog/maemo_mapper-openstreetmap_and_wikipedia.html
>>  I've finally tried the software tonight. It uses OpenStreetmap by
>>  default and it was able to locate my home from the address without
>>  postcode even though the area is very sparsely mapped. I'm impressed so
>>  far! (except for some clunkiness due to me only knowing how to zoom in
>>  and out via menus.)
>>  Woo
> Hey, cool. Perhaps you might fancy getting out there and fill in some
> of the missing bits then :-)
> Cheers
> Andy (blackadder)
I don't have a GPS unit yet but that is why I was looking for tracing 
software for the N800 in the first place.

Embarassingly, I have now learned that zooming is linked to the zoom 
buttons. Whoever would  have thought of that? :-)

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