Subject: Re: GPS mapping for netbsd.
To: Michael Graff <>
From: Herb Peyerl <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 12/03/2002 17:06:03
Michael Graff <>  wrote:
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 > Herb Peyerl <> writes:
 > > Well, I have a 12 channel parallel receiver that's about 3 times the
 > > size of my Jornada. I'm gonna bolt it into the roll-cage of my truck
 > > and plug my jornada into one of it's serial ports (it has 2, one that
 > > can be used for differential input).  Then I want to be able to map
 > > my current position onto a topo map that I've got for the area that
 > > I'm planning to go to offroad.
 > So, we're doing about the same sort of thing.
 > What format is the topo map in?  I've not found many that were
 > detailed enough AND free AND had a format that could be parsed without
 > serious NDAs.

I haven't fully investigated that.  The one's I've been able to
find on the sites are .gif which is probably non-useful.