[ gpsdrive ] Comparisons
charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Fri Apr 25 04:55:03 AKDT 2008
On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 08:46:49AM +0200, Kaare Rasmussen wrote:
> >> Anyone willing to effort a comparison of GPSdrive and roadnav? I'm
> >> interested in seeing each project's strengths and weaknesses.
> > I use both, and that's what I recommend. They both play nicely with a
> > recent gpsd. They are different enough that they compliment each other
> > well.
> What does roadnav do?
I assume you can google on "roadnav", so I won't repeat the
* It depends on U.S. government data, so it's useful only in the
U.S. It will continue to run when you drive into Canada; it just
shows Alberta as a vast white space.
* It's main advantage is that it provides routing, which gpsdrive does
not. But it is only as good as the data (which was never intended
for routing), so the routing is dicey.
* You can tilt the view, to get a bird's eye view from "above" the
current position, which is cute.
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