[Loadstone] open street converter tool

Rob Melchers rob at loadstone-gps.com
Sun Dec 28 18:39:03 GMT 2008

Just save it as we serve it, which is a .txt file at the moment. LS uses 
ASCII for its format of import databases. The webIE program may not be able 
to deal with the way we serve downloads, but I think the LS pages are as 
accessible as they come!


At 12/28/2008, you wrote:
>Hello Rob
>thanks for the speedy response.  I tried it again with success.  should I
>have saved it as a text file or as an xl file?  the first time that I had
>trouble was when I was using the webie program, which makes accessing some
>web pages easier, but then I just used internet explorer on its own, so
>there maybe a problem using webie in these circumstances.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Rob Melchers" <rob at loadstone-gps.com>
>To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>Sent: Sunday, December 28, 2008 5:35 PM
>Subject: Re: [Loadstone] open street converter tool
> > Hi Alan,
> >
> > I just downloaded a map.osm database, converted it with the tool on the LS
> > website and it worked fine. Probably a temporary glitch, try again with
> > the
> > map.osn file you got from OSM.
> >
> > At 12/28/2008, you wrote:
> >>Hello list
> >>Imanaged to create a map file with the tool provided on the web page, then
> >>set about to convert it to a loadstone database file with the open street
> >>converter tool.  It appears to have done the conversion, as it told me
> >>things that it had found etc.  Then I went to the download link for the
> >>converted file, and got an error from internet explorer that the page
> >>could
> >>not be found etc.  Has anyone else experienced this, and is there a work
> >>around?
> >>
> >>cheers
> >>Alan and Sheila
> >>
> >>
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