[Loadstone] keys, functions and success stories

Jim Ruby jim at blindsea.com
Tue Aug 8 18:34:17 BST 2006


    Yes, this could be done but it is a pain to get the numbers 
necessary in to the form and I amnot sure how the phone would handle the 
download. Web browsing is not the best on the phone, but if loadstone 
could get the page up with the info field in this would help anyway.

   
Shane wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Couldn't this currently be done using your phone's web
> browser?  It wouldn't be as automated as you'd need to
> login etc and have a focal point but if you navigate to the
> site and filled the form, could the file not be downloaded
> directly to the phone.  I'd be curious if that'd work as I
> have no way to test it, no data plan.
>
> Perhaps someone more familiar with the s60 browser could
> address whether a site using xhtml is accessible in the
> browser or whether we need to create a wap enabled site. 
> How would the phone handle the bit of JS validation on the
> forms.
>
> S
>
> On Mon, Aug 07, 2006 at 10:27:11PM -0500, Jim Ruby wrote:
>   
>> Hi,
>>
>> I have a suggestion, but not sure how easy or practical it would be. 
>> Often when I am traveling it can be at the last minute and I do not have 
>> time to update my maps or database. It would be cool if the 
>> loadstone-gps application could connect to the point share system and 
>> download an update to the maps even if it is just the text file for 
>> later importing.
>>
>> Example I take a trip in to the cities I do not have a map for this 
>> area. I could tell loadstone to connect to the share point system and 
>> download me a map of my current location with a X where x is a numjber I 
>> can imput for radius.  At this point loadstone would log me in to my 
>> account and grab the information using current location and download the 
>> file to my import folder.
>>
>>
>> monty at loadstone-gps.com wrote:
>>     
>>> Hello All,
>>>
>>> We are currently looking into implementing user-defined 
>>> keystrokes - that 
>>> is, you will hopefully be able to assign a key to every function available 
>>> in Loadstone.  This will include examination and movement keys in 
>>> Exploration mode.  So, if you wanted to reassign the movement functions 
>>> currently bound to the Joystick to Shift+NumberKeys then you could!
>>>
>>> We still need to iron out some of the complications associated to 
>>> implementing this level of configuration but hopefully it will be 
>>> available in upcoming releases.
>>>
>>> We are also investigating various ways of implementing a function whereby 
>>> you could travel up and down a street with-out veering off of or skipping 
>>> an intersection while in Exploration mode.
>>>
>>> Keep the suggestions coming as they all get considered though due to the 
>>> complexities involved, they can't always be implemented quickly.
>>>
>>>
>>> It would be great to hear from people who are successfully using Loadstone 
>>> and hear about some of the ways in which it is assisting your navigation.
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>    Monty
>>>
>>>   
>>>       
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