[Ovmsdev] GPS SMS Response

Mark Webb-Johnson mark at webb-johnson.net
Wed Mar 7 08:50:37 HKT 2012

Can people try that link on 'feature" phones?




I suspect that the static map (image) would be less hard to display on feature phones, and the full googlemaps one would be better for smart phones.

Perhaps it could be a configurable feature switch?

Regards, Mark.

On 7 Mar 2012, at 5:11 AM, Michael Stegen wrote:

> This code was copied from my RCM code which uses the Tesla pin. I liked it better then a standard pin.
> The fully zoomable map might indeed be better then a static picture.
> Feel free to modify the code, or if there is enough demand, we could change the code ofcourse.
> -Michael
> Op 6-3-2012 20:36, Tom Saxton schreef:
>> I notice that the SMS response to the GPS yields a gigantic link to a static
>> map that can't be zoomed or panned. This makes it very difficult to figure
>> out where the car is if you don't happen to recognize any of the features
>> shown in the map.
>> I prefer a simpler link that takes you to a fully functional map:
>>     http://maps.google.com/maps?q=52.042460,-3.944089
>> Also, I'm also not a big fan of the Tesla logo for the pin, but I have an
>> unusual history with the company that may be coloring my attitude on that.
>>     Tom
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