[Loadstone] adding POIS from POI factory.com

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Tue Nov 28 04:56:52 GMT 2006


There's currently no converter to do this as far as I know. Does anyone out 
there want to write one?

On Mon, 27 Nov 2006, slery wrote:

> How would you convert the data?  Is there currently a software available to
> do this?
>
> Cindy
>
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> Kirkpatrick
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> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] adding POIS from POI factory.com
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>
> I've read the terms of use for poifactory.com and it doesn't look we can
> include these as part of the point share exchange site. You could use the
> data for your personal system thoe, you'd just need a converter for the
> files. Kind of stupid since the data is technically free but the license
> they have it under is somewhat restrictive.
>
> On Sun, 26 Nov 2006, Rusty Perez wrote:
>
>> Hi Monty and Shawn, a while back I asked you folks about adding some
>> pois from POI factory. I don't have any way of converting the files,
>> but I am very interested in helping to incorporate these pois in to
>> the database. They include tons of stuff we'd be interested in, most
>> importantly hospitals and clinics, but also parks, churches, names of
>> developments ETC. Please let me know if there's anything I can do to
>> help these items be included in to the database.
>> The main problem is converting them to something which can be uploaded
>> to the database.
>>
>> Thanks!
>> Rusty
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