[Loadstone] deleted points in database

Miranda miranda.ter.hofstede at orange.nl
Tue Mar 27 18:15:21 BST 2007


Okay Shawn, that sounds logical. Thanks for explaining.
And Bert, I'm sorry for giving incorrect information.

Miranda

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
To: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program" 
<loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2007 1:47 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] deleted points in database


> Well, it's not quite that simple. If bit 2 of the priority field is set 
> then
> the point is deleted. Bits 0 and 1 may or may not be set so the value 
> could
> be 4 5 or 6. It could also be 7 but that should never happen.
>
> On Tue, 27 Mar 2007, Miranda wrote:
>
>> Bert,
>>
>> You can tell if a point is deleted by looking at the "priority" field in
>> your
>> exported file. If this field is set to 5, that means the point is 
>> deleted.
>>
>> Kind regards,
>> Miranda
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Charlie" <charlie at loadstone-gps.com>
>> To: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2007 11:57 AM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] deleted points in database
>>
>>
>>> Hi Shawn,
>>>
>>> Shawn Kirkpatrick <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu> wrote:
>>>
>>>> The deleted points do stay in the database. This so that if the 
>>>> database
>>>> is
>>>> exported to the point share the system can remove the points from the
>>>> main
>>>> database. [...]
>>>
>>> Sounds like making sense. ;-)
>>>
>>>> If you wanted to start with a clean database you could upload your data
>>>> to the point share and then redownload it and reimport it in to a fresh
>>>> database. The point share site won't send deleted points.
>>>
>>> But I have some deleted private points I don't want to send to the point
>>> share... so I would like to know how to differentiate them from the not
>>> deleted ones.
>>> However, thanks for explanation.
>>>
>>> regards,
>>> Bert
>>>
>>> --
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>>>>> "Text on top, fullquote at the bottom"
>>>>>> What's one of the most annoying things on the net?
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