[Loadstone] OpenStreetMap converter

Rob Melchers rob at loadstone-gps.com
Wed Aug 6 13:15:58 BST 2008


I was just gonna ask for more info. The userid you entered is 
357617001535509. This is not your correct userid. Make sure you have 
entered your e-mail address in Options/Settings/General/UserName, a userid 
is a 5 digit number.

Rob

At 8/6/2008, you wrote:
>Oh yes, here are a few lines from the converted text file that I then
>imported:
>"10th Ave",-261429009,281547462,0,0,0,357617001535509,902662096
>"10th Ave",-261416355,281540272,0,0,0,357617001535509,902662097
>"place_of_worship",-261439284,281532310,0,0,0,357617001535509,902662604
>"post_office",-261403070,281536945,0,0,0,357617001535509,902662605
>"restaurant",-261441362,281668570,0,0,0,357617001535509,902662606
>
>Stay well
>
>
>Jacob Kruger
>Blind Biker
>Skype: BlindZA
>'...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Rob Melchers" <rob at loadstone-gps.com>
>To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>Sent: 06 August, 2008 11:37 AM
>Subject: Re: [Loadstone] OpenStreetMap converter
>
>
> > Users that can't find their coordinates with the Google tool:
> > Replace (YourLat/Lon) with your coordinates in the below link to go to the
> > OSM site and retrieve their map. Attention: It can take several minutes
> > before the download starts!
> >
> > 
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=(YourLat)&lon=(YourLon&zoom=15&layers=B0FT
> >
> > Please do not alter the 'zoom' item, the converter can only handle small
> > size OSM files.
> >
> > Rob
> >
> > At 8/6/2008, you wrote:
> >>Tried it, but, unfortunately although I tried one or two different postal
> >>codes from this area, it just told me it couldn't find my point although
> >>using that other single point geocoder site which also uses google/yahoo
> >>maps, I do find things, so not sure why.
> >>
> >>Stay well
> >>
> >>Jacob Kruger
> >>Blind Biker
> >>Skype: BlindZA
> >>'...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
> >>
> >>----- Original Message -----
> >>From: "Rob Melchers" <rob at loadstone-gps.com>
> >>To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> >>Sent: 06 August, 2008 10:14 AM
> >>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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