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[mkgmap-dev] bugreport for new splitter

From Dermot McNally dermotm at gmail.com on Mon Aug 10 18:07:11 BST 2009

2009/8/10 Greg Troxel <gdt at ir.bbn.com>:

> For receivers with a 2GB uSD, I think one wants tiles pretty big.  I
> have 2009 vintage Garmin proprietary maps, and all of New England is in
> 2 tiles, and the .img I think are about 25 MB each.  I also have a 2002
> or 2003 vintage receiver and proprietary map data, and that has tiles
> that are about 1-4MB.  This lets me choose what I want to fit in the 19
> MB internal memory.  There are still some devices like that around and
> useful, so I can see a demand for ~3 MB tiles.  But, for the 2GB types,
> tiles that are more like 25 MB seem better.

Greg, is that map with the larger tiles in NT format? I've noticed
that these tend to be bigger, and indeed, the devices that support
this format are also newer and more powerful.


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