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A To Do list

Here is a list of possible improvements to mkgmap. Some of these are being worked on, other are interesting ideas that no one has the time to work on at present.

  • allow to create routable maps with highest resolution 23
  • improve reader for polish input data: correct handling of mulitple DATAx lines
  • rewrite classes that hold information about map objects, esp. shapes. Expected result: fewer and less distorted shapes, smaller img file. Idea:
    • store information about outer way and holes as lists of points, similar to mp-relations
    • implement methods that return the simplified object for a given resolution. If the area enclosed by the outer line is not visible at resolution x, ignore the object. If a hole is not visible at resolution x, ignore it. If both are visible, connect the simplified outer and inner lines so that holes are displayed in the map. This should all be doable without complex area operations.
    • merge shapes before splitting the map into sub areas
    • optimize wrong angles in shapes with the same algo that is used for lines

Latest commits

  • mkgmap-r4286 mdr5.patch by Ticker Berkin:.
    16 apr 2019
  • mkgmap-r4285 add tag mkgmap:way-length for each POI generated from a line when option --add-pois-to-lines is used. It gives the way length ....
    07 apr 2019
  • mkgmap-r4284 let test-map:all-elements set the transparent flag, use 0x1b instead of 0x51 for background.
    27 mar 2019
  • mkgmap-r4283 document special case with relative path for option input-file given in a config file like template.args.
    08 mar 2019
  • mkgmap-r4282 fix problem introduced with r4278: --remove-ovm-work-files stopped to work when --output-dir option is used to specify a different directory.
    04 mar 2019
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