[aprssig] UI-View32 Maps?

Patrick winston at winston1.net
Tue Feb 22 08:13:06 EST 2022

The Google and other apps have had the ability to cache data for an area
for years so it's unlikely anyone should be losing themselves these days.

Much more interesting to me is why people are still using uiview 2 decades
after it went eol, and when better active development solutions exist.

On Mon, Feb 21, 2022, 4:19 PM Andrew Pavlin via aprssig <
aprssig at lists.tapr.org> wrote:

> It's not a foolish belief, it's a marketing plan: if you won't provide
> real-time identified usage data to our marketing department, you can't use
> our maps. All part of today's surveillance capitalism. Notice that the
> truly free map sources (such as OpenStreetMap) don't have those
> restrictions; Google isn't free (between collecting marketing data from
> end-users and charging 3rd parties to use Google maps to support their
> business).
> It's the end users who have that foolish belief (believing those cellphone
> carrier ads), who get lost when they drive out of cellular service range.
> On Sunday, February 20, 2022, 10:28:32 PM EST, Stephen H Smith via aprssig
> <aprssig at lists.tapr.org> wrote:
> All the CD/DVD-based mapping products that worked locally on a computer
> without Internet access (Microsoft MapPoint, Delorme Street Atlas,
> Precision Mapping, Delorme Topo USA) are now discontinued.  A victim of the
> foolish belief that cellular data access is ubiquitous, and that you can
> get maps from the Internet no matter where you are.
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