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[mkgmap-dev] Commit: r1140: Added support for extended types.

From Felix Hartmann extremecarver at googlemail.com on Wed Aug 19 10:12:59 BST 2009

svn commit wrote:
> Version 1140 was commited by markb on 2009-08-19 10:00:27 +0100 (Wed, 19 Aug 2009) 
> Added support for extended types.
> These are sometimes called '3-byte types' but the upper 8 bits of the
> type is not encoded in the map objects (just the lower 16 bits) so any
> non-zero value for the upper byte has the same effect.
> Further work is needed to encode the extra bytes that specify stuff like
> depth and colour + all the detail associated with marine lights.
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I did not look into the patch, but does it mean that I could use in my 
style-file the following:
[0x01234 resolution 22]?

And then off course add a definition for this type in my typfile.

Or is there more that needs to be changed?

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