[Loadstone] OpenStreetMap converter

Rob Melchers rob at loadstone-gps.com
Wed Aug 6 09:50:43 BST 2008


Hi Cearbhall,

Try:
6
Meath Road
Wicklow
Ireland

That workes for me.

Rob

At 8/6/2008, you wrote:
>Dear Rob,
>
>I entered my address details
>6 Newgrange park, Meath Road, bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland  into the form and
>the next page announced that no match was found.
>
>Any ideas?
>
>
>All the best,
>
>Cearbhall
>
>"Good design enables - Bad design disables"
>
>Tel: 01-2864623 Mob: 087 9922227 Em: cearbhall.omeadhra at colibri.ie
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
>[mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Rob Melchers
>Sent: 06 August 2008 09:15
>To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>Subject: [Loadstone] OpenStreetMap converter
>
>Hi all,
>
>To examine the usefulness of the OpenStreetMap data I've made a small tool
>to convert OSM data to the Loadstone format. I'd be interested in your
>results as OSM data for various countries can differ quite significantly.
>Here's what you do:
>
>Go to
>http://www.loadstone-gps.com/tools
>and select the GeoCoder tool.
>Extract position data by entering your address and click on the OSM link on
>the result page.
>
>Once on the OSM site click on 'export', on the next page select XML format
>and download the resulting file (map.osm).
>
>Go back to the tools page and process the .osm file with the 'OpenStreetMap
>Converter' tool.
>Import the file on your phone and let me know what happens.
>
>Rob
>
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