[Loadstone] Initial questions about the LoadStone program and sites such as geocoder.net

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Fri Jul 6 07:07:00 BST 2007


The file you download from the point share will have to be imported before 
it can be used. A file of 15 megs might be pretty slow thoe. There's more in 
the docs on this.

On Thu, 5 Jul 2007, Victor Tsaran wrote:

> Hello all,
> Please feel free to direct me to an existing online resource if my
> questions are answered there already.
> 1. Why is there a limit on the LoadStone database?
> 2. I copied the database of the whole state of California onto my MiniSD
> card, which is about 15MB, but the load command does not seem to work.
> Should I always import the database then?
> 3. Say, I went to geocoder.net and found latitude and longitude for both
> starting and destination addresses of interest. How useful is this
> information to me other than being a point of interest? Surely,
> Loadstone is not capable of calculating a route based on two points; am
> I correct in this?
> 3. I have read that Loadstone POI Conversion program can import maps
> from Google Earth; is this information accurate?
>
> Thanks for any answers.
> Hopefully I'll get a hang of this software very soon.
> Thanks,
> Vic
>
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