[Loadstone] OpenStreetMap converter

Jacob Kruger jacobk at cknet.co.za
Wed Aug 6 18:59:09 BST 2008


Thanks, but no worries since now basically migrating to a new email address 
sometime soon, but have now got it sorted (sort of anyway).

Stay well

Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
'...Fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cearbhall O Meadhra" <cearbhall.omeadhra at idd.ie>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: 06 August, 2008 6:38 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] OpenStreetMap converter


> Dear Jacob,
>
> The user I have for you is:
> 35761
>
> From our work earlier this year.
>
>
> 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 Jacob Kruger
> Sent: 06 August 2008 17:06
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] OpenStreetMap converter
>
> Ok.  Where do I then find that userid within LoadStone?
>
> If I look at some points I've previously exported that I added myself, the
> userid there seems to be showing up as 6567, which is only 4 characters.
>
> TIA
>
> 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 2:15 PM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] OpenStreetMap converter
>
>
>>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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