[Loadstone] Connecting loadstone to google maps

Przemysław Rogalski Rogalski at o2.pl
Sat Feb 16 10:09:39 GMT 2008


How to get the POI data if they are encrypted, or hidden, God knows where?
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Od: "Gianfranco Giudice" <g.giudice at balcab.ch>
Do: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Wysłano: 16 lutego 2008 10:28
Temat: Re: [Loadstone] Connecting loadstone to google maps


> With Google maps it's not possible because we have no access to the list in
> the database, but with Nokia Maps it could work. A script would collect all
> data and convert them automatically.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Shawn Kirkpatrick
> Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2008 9:05 AM
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Connecting loadstone to google maps
> 
> Oh sure, we'll get right on converting all of google maps data to loadstone
> format. After all, how many millions of points could that be? They don't
> exactly distribute the entire database in a file so you'd have to pull the
> points out in some kind of grouping. Shouldn't take long at all. There's the
> little matter of licensing, what could be wrong with grabbing all the data
> and redistributing it? Who wants to be the first one to try this?
> 
> On Sat, 16 Feb 2008, Pranav Lal wrote:
> 
>> Monti,
>>
>> You can find a reverse geocoding API at the following link.
>> http://groups.google.com/group/Google-Maps-API/browse_thread/thread/5c
>> 3e6e13
>> d95dd60d/f46deba37ab75ca2
>>
>> As of now, I think the best option would be to convert the Google maps 
>> data to loadstone format.  In theory, this should be easy to do and 
>> won't require any additional coding.
>>
>> Pranav
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of 
>> monty at loadstone-gps.com
>> Sent: Friday, February 15, 2008 5:33 AM
>> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Connecting loadstone to google maps
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> A system where by one can feed longitude/latitude coordinates via a 
>> protocol to a reverse geocoder is being worked on.  Once it is working 
>> on a PC we can then look at adding the functionality to LS.  I can't 
>> say when it will be ready (as I don't know) but it is in progress!
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>>   Monty
>>
>>
>> On Thu, 14 Feb 2008, Q wrote:
>>
>>> In the U.S. through AT&T, you can get an unlimited data plan and 200 
>>> free sms's for $20/mo.  I for one would greatly appreciate this 
>>> feature as it would be wonderful to have an alternative to the $400 
>>> wayfinder access.
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