[clug] Turning NMEA commands into maps
mikal at stillhq.com
Thu Nov 11 21:58:09 GMT 2004
Brad Hards wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 07:04 am, Michael Still wrote:
>>I have a dump of some NMEA commands which was my drive home last night.
>>An apt-cache search and a google doesn't show me any open source
>>software that can render that into a map, although it's possible that
>>I'm searching for the wrong stuff.
> http://www.pygps.org/ and gpsd?
> Or how about using:
> as a start, and rendering it yourself?
Interesting. I'm most interested at the moment in a simple map on a
white background, so I might avoid GPS drive (which looks pretty ugly
too) and have a look see at this stuff.
PS: NMEA is actually quite easy to parse, and I wrote a microparser this
morning in about 20 minutes, but having someone else do it is nice...
PPS: Hey! I went to school with that guy (the GPSD fellow). I thought
he'd moved to the US...
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