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[mkgmap-dev] documentation improvement patch

From Henning Scholland osm at hscholland.de on Tue Feb 12 08:43:33 GMT 2019

Hi Gerd, 
I think it's quite similar to my idea. Just I was thinking to have one option to summarise the option file, you were suggesting. As option file is more easy to implement, I think its better to go your way first.
The only advantage of my approach is that we later on can change the options if best practice is changed and user don't need to update any option file


On 11 Feb 2019, 17:50, at 17:50, Gerd Petermann <gpetermann_muenchen at hotmail.com> wrote:
>I think we can create a file in examples called maybe good-options.cfg
>which contains options like
>...  (to be defined)
>Do we really need more?
>Von: mkgmap-dev <mkgmap-dev-bounces at lists.mkgmap.org.uk> im Auftrag von
>Henning Scholland <osm at hscholland.de>
>Gesendet: Montag, 11. Februar 2019 10:10
>An: Development list for mkgmap
>Betreff: Re: [mkgmap-dev] documentation improvement patch
>Maybe it is a good idea to introduce some switch like 'just create a
>simple map'='for Garmin device and BaseCamp' , where mkgmap is always
>doing, what is currently best practice and new people get easily a map
>eg. for copying to their Garmin device or Basecamp or MapSource.
>So he don't need to worry an index is missing...
>All the existing users still can keep their scripts with their specific
>On 11 Feb 2019, at 02:12, Mike Baggaley
><mike at tvage.co.uk<mailto:mike at tvage.co.uk>> wrote:
>Hi Gerd, I have attached a patch to improve the documentation of the
>line. I did it some time ago and had forgotten about it, but the
>on whether to change default options prompted me to come back to it.
>change is purely to the documentation, no code changes.
>Please review and if it meets with your approval, commit.
>mkgmap-dev mailing list
>mkgmap-dev at lists.mkgmap.org.uk
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