[Interest] QtLocation questions

Aaron McCarthy mccarthy.aaron at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 03:36:23 CEST 2015


On Tue, 14 Jul 2015 19:19:13 maitai wrote:
> Is there a dedicated place to discuss and ask about QtLocation?


> I've many questions... :)
> - How to control the cache size and location for osm and force a clear
> cache?

Not currently, at least in 5.5. The disk cache size defaults to a tiny 20MB.

> - How to use osm without qml (i.e. just retrieve the tiles and manage
> the rest ourselves in a qwidget-based application)

The is no QWidget based API for maps.

> - How to retrieve tiles from openseamap instead of openstreetmap (should
> it be a custom maptype from osm or a new plugin?)

There is currently no API that enables applications to specify a different map 
tile URL. OpenSeaMap support could be added as a new custom map type, it looks 
like all other infrastructure is shared with OSM.


Aaron McCarthy

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