[Loadstone] FW: easier import/export
slerythema at insightbb.com
Fri Dec 28 05:52:34 GMT 2007
Monty and Shawn (and others where applicable),
Thanks for all you do. We know this is freeware (a big bonus for most
of us in the blindness arena) and we really appreciate all of the
donated time you contribute to this effort and trying to make our wishes
From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
[mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Shawn
Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2007 7:30 PM
To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] FW: easier import/export
Half of this is already there, there's a send item in the export and
checkpoints menus. This will allow you to send the files in the ways you
describe. The part we need is called a recognizer, where a program can
recognize an incoming file format and act on it.
Does anyone want to write this? It looks somewhat complicated. For first
second editions it doesn't look too bad but third edition did something
This is on the todo list but I'm not sure when it'll happen.
On Sun, 2 Dec 2007, Ari Moisio wrote:
> For not-so-techie user it would be nice if transferring point would
> require messing with third party applications or card readers.
> Adding a send item to file menu and registering some extension to
> LS import automatically when suitable file is available would help a
> There are many ways to use these features:
> - Users could send their point data directly to another user via
> bluetooth, ir, email or wlan.
> - Users can update and retrieve point data on the road.
> - Updating and retrieving for example with specially formatted email
> messages can be made very easy. For example to update data base user
> a specially formatted email with point data as an attachment and
> processes the data. User could also requests point data around their
> current location and get a response via email.
> You can still escape from the Gates of hell: Use Linux!
> mr. M01510
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