[Loadstone] FW: easier import/export

slery 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
come true.

Cindy

-----Original Message-----
From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
[mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Shawn
Kirkpatrick
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
and 
second editions it doesn't look too bad but third edition did something 
completely different.
This is  on the todo list but I'm not sure when it'll happen.

On Sun, 2 Dec 2007, Ari Moisio wrote:

> Hi
>
>   For not-so-techie user it would be nice if transferring point  would
not
> require messing with third party applications  or card readers.
>
>  Adding a send  item to file menu and registering some extension to
start
> LS import automatically when suitable file is available would help a
lot.
>
>  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
sends
> a specially formatted email with point data as an attachment and
server
> 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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