[Loadstone] More detailed Maps for Loadstone.

Barr, Les lbarr1 at cox.net
Thu Jul 31 16:10:16 BST 2008


How much is that in Monopoly money?

Warmest regards,

Les
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cearbhall O Meadhra" <cearbhall.omeadhra at idd.ie>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2008 5:28 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] More detailed Maps for Loadstone.


> Dear Jim and Monty,
>
> There is a company here in Ireland called Mapflow Ltd. Who would prepare 
> detailed maps in Loadstone format for a fee. The amount of the fee would 
> depend on the number of users but would be at least €3,000 per annum.
>
> Mapflow tell me that points which have been purchased can only be used by 
> the person who paid for them or for whom they have been purchased. 
> Distributing the points to any third party would be a breach of copyright. 
> This would run contrary to the spirit of the Point Share system on which 
> Loadstone is based and so would not be of any value to us.
>
> 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 Gianfranco 
> Giudice
> Sent: 30 July 2008 23:02
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] More detailed Maps for Loadstone.
>
> Hi
>
> I think everyone from all nations should try to convince public and 
> private transportation companies to share their data with us.
> IN Switzerland we reached an agreement with Railway and Bus Company in 
> Bern.
> Car Postal is still not willing to share their 10000 points for free.
>
> Gian
>
>
> -----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: Wednesday, July 30, 2008 11:43 PM
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] More detailed Maps for Loadstone.
>
> Hi Jim,
>
> Loadstone can import points in a text format with as a minimum: a name 
> field, a longitude field and a latitude field.  If you come across any 
> map/point sources with this information than you're good to go.  Google 
> should be able to help there.  As far as I know, noone has ever reported 
> being able to buy any maps.
>
> Very shortly I will be uploading the UK Bus Stop data to the Points Share 
> Exchange  and that should help you over in Dundee a bit.  I'm sure I've 
> created some points around Dundee University plus there should be some 
> others in the Point Share Exchange.
>
> Best regards,
>    Monty
>
> On Wed, 30 Jul 2008, Jim Noseworthy wrote:
>
>> Hi Folks:
>>
>> Does anyone know where one might obtain a more detailed map of a
> particular city?  Is there maps that one can purchase that are compatible 
> with loadstone?
>>
>> Thanks all over the place gang.
>>
>>
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