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[mkgmap-dev] Commit: r794: New factor for length calculation.

From Alexander Atanasov aatanasov at gmail.com on Tue Dec 9 13:11:04 GMT 2008

Hi, Robert!

On 12/9/08, svn commit <svn at mkgmap.org.uk> wrote:
> Version 794 was commited by robert on 2008-12-09 10:03:03 +0000 (Tue, 09 Dec 2008)
> New factor for length calculation.
> It's now 3.28/16 as opposed to the original 3.28/4, based
> on feedback from the wiki.
> It's possible this factor varies depending on some
> parameters.

docs say that two nodes must not be closer than 5.4 meters.
5.4*3.2808399/16=1.10 close to 4.88*3.2808399/16=1.00.
So it's the minimal node to node distance that can be encoded.
if there an indicator of the units, 3.28.. is meter to feet
it may be just /16?

have fun,

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