ANNOUNCE: osm-gps-map 1.0.2

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John Stowers

Apr 8, 2014, 4:46:09 PM4/8/14
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Hi Everyone,

I am pleased to announce version 1.0.2 of osm-gps-map, a library
for displaying raster map data from a variety of different sources.

What is New
  * Fix build with new giscanner
  * Build fixes guillomovitch <>
  * Fix open-street-maps Andrew Gee <>

What Is It
osm-gps-map is a Gtk+ widget (and GObject introspection
bindings) for displaying information on a map. It features a simple
API for displaying tracks and points from GPS co-ordinates.

It Currently supports a number of different mapping sources;

 * openstreetmap (default)
 * maps-for-free
 * satellite maps from a number of proprietary providers

It also has the following features;

 * Excellent performance
 * Intelligent caching of maps, including the ability to request a
  specific area of the map to be cached ahead of time
 * Recording of points of interest on the map (and the ability to
  add arbitary pixmaps at those points
 * Drawing and management of multiple GPS track (a line
  showing the history past added points)
 * Automatic centering on new GPS points
 * Adjustable Zoom
 * Includes comprehensive examples (C, Python, JavaScript)
 * Simple, flat API
 * Support for showing additional display layers rendered
  on top of the map
 * Optional on screen display (OSD)

John Stowers
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