When will the update of UK map be available?
  • Current UK map (44-201907160) was released in July... I can't wait for an updated map, there were tones of major changes since then and the satnav is confusing.
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  • I checked and there is literraly only few maps which have not been updated for more than six months: Spain, part of France, Brazil and UK. Any news on when we should expect an update? Even the whole of US was updated in November...
  • Maybe this is part of the answer:

    "...and later possibly some other OSM countries to be divided into more
    regions (we expect easier and faster map data computing and delivering
    to users)..."

  • Could be, it looks like it is related to the size of the map. Most of the 0.4GB maps are last updated July August 2019 (apart from Germany - the well organized and working Gesellschaft ;)

    @Oldie - the above, however does not answer my question :)
    @tomas - Any news on when the new maps divide will be implemented or when an update will be released?
  • France is half done as far as I know
  • UK is now available for early maps
  • Just do give you an impression, what we are talking about. The maker of Openandromaps has posted in his forum a couple of weeks ago, that he will renew the complete Germany map only every three months because it takes 6 days do produce this one map. Of course this map is much more detailed, the size today is 2,6GB. But anywhere I understand, creating a map from OSM ist not just pushing a button, go for a coffee and ready it is.
    And not to forget. Everything is free, so basically there is no right for us, to claim something. @dzidek23 did not claim something. I just posted here, because there were some similar postings during the past week and I just wanted that we keep that in mind.
  • I do not understand why map generation can't be automated. I have been involved in another open source navi app where I spend quite some time with the main developer to make this fully automatical. And that was already in 2011-2013 (or somewhere in that time frame).
    There is simply a set of scripts downloading data every month, a java app having several options to process it every month for the countries/regions into full maps and roads-only maps (latter have less detail of the landscape), and push it to a webserver for download.
    At that time I also created my own type of maps and those were also automatically created on my own server using some python scripts and that java app.

    So yes: it takes some time to prepare this, but I do not see why some app makers (can) create their maps automatically while others need to do it manually. 

    Edit: I even created Navigator mca POI maps (almost fully) automatical for many countries some years ago based on data downloaded from OSM (http://download.geofabrik.de/). Of course a complete map is 100x more complex in data, but all source data is structured and need to become structured again in the map: that can be automated. 
  • @tomas - got this map but this is not a new map (well, at least not the data from where I am).
    This looks like OSM state from before 25 Nov 2019
  • what makes you think that?
  • My own changes which are still not available on the latest update:

    But more importantly something that prompted me to ask for the updates in the first place:

    I have used this section of A14 few times already and uploaded one of the new GPS tracks proving the road is available.

  • I am told that this is from 21st November, there will soon be another
    please be patient

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