[Loadstone] OSM converter changes

Rob Melchers rob at loadstone-gps.com
Tue Aug 19 10:52:45 BST 2008


See my reply to Kevin, zoom factor has changed from 15 to 14.

Rob

At 8/19/2008, you wrote:
>Sorry, do we still use the same direct link to the OSM website where we then
>click on the export link to get the data, or do we need to change any values
>therein to expand the area?
>
>Thanks
>
>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: Monday, August 18, 2008 12:54 PM
>Subject: [Loadstone] OSM converter changes
>
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > A few changes have been made to the OpenStreetMap Converter:
> >
> > - The area as retrieved via the GeoCoder tool has been increased. This
> > results in a bit longer download time from the OSM website and  longer
> > processing time on the Loadstone GPS server while converting the
> > downloaded
> > file. Still the whole process shouldn't take more than 3 minutes and you
> > get more points.
> >
> > - The converter now allows for selection of intersections only and whether
> > to include the POI's.
> >
> > - The POI's are extended with churches and shops and now have names that
> > include the type as well as the additional data if available in OSM.
> >
> > Please let us know if this causes any problems.
> >
> > Rob
> >
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