[Loadstone] Geonames.org

Gianfranco Giudice g.giudice at balcab.ch
Sat Mar 29 08:30:25 GMT 2008


Hi

I'm not able to write scripts.
In Excel we can remove unwanted data, but I don't know how to fill out
repeated data such 0,0,0,userID,ID

Gian 

-----Original Message-----
From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
[mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Geetha Shamanna
Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 7:10 AM
To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Geonames.org

Hi Gian,

We (Pranav, Kiran and me from India) did explore the possibility of
converting the points file on geoname.org for India into a
Loadstone-compatible format. Given the size of the points file and the
discrepancy between the two formats, manual cleanup would involve a great
deal of effort.  Should you decide to write a script/macro to perform the
conversion, we would appreciate it if you could share it on the list.

Thanks,
Geetha

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gianfranco Giudice" <g.giudice at balcab.ch>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 12:45 AM
Subject: [Loadstone] Geonames.org


> Hello
>
> Is someone using geoname.org ?
> On the site
> http://download.geonames.org/export/dump/
> You can download a lot of points data.
> I think they do a similar project like us. So we could work together and
> define a sharing standard data format.
>
> Is it possible to convert such data to LS format? Or can someone create a
> script or macro?
>
> Gian
>
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