[Loadstone] Further info regarding progress etc.
arimo at iki.fi
Tue May 13 07:53:15 BST 2008
yes, the basic idea is similar to pointshare exchange. There are however
- This method will be mobile. I tried to use the pse and didn't even
managed to the login page with neither of the screen readers with N73 so
couldn't tell any details about it's usability. With 6680 i finally
managed to get into login page, logged in, got a response about invalid
data but was unable to enter all search criteria, i couldn't figure out
how to put focus on the longitude field. Unfortunately the phone browsers
and screen readers are not here yet.
- Most recent navigator application use online map data download. Because
such feature will not according earlier messages to be implemented with
Loadstone there have to be developed some workaround.
- This method will be moderately easy to use if Loadstone will implement
tthe file type recognizer.
- This will enable such feature as sending one's location to another
user. Returning home and using the desktop computer will defeat this
type of functionality.
- This method enables automatic retrieval of point data around user's
- Point data could be sent to pse if desired. However afaik i'm only LS
user in Finland i have not hurried to use the exchanger yet.
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On Mon, 12 May 2008, Shawn Kirkpatrick wrote:
> Correct me if I'm wrong but isn't this exactly what the point share exchange
> will do? You can send it your exported file and then use various criteria to
> retrieve other points from the main database. You could probably do this
> from the phone's browser if you wanted.
> I think it would be nice if people would use the point share exchange rather
> than creating a whole bunch of small side projects. If things are combined
> then everyone can use them rather than trying to hunt all over the place for
> bits of data.
> On Mon, 12 May 2008, Ari Moisio wrote:
>> This would be a great improvement.
>> I'll currently building an email service to automatically merge LS export
>> file into database and also extract a small area from the database if
>> required and sent it to the phone.
>> Nothing fancy, just a basic functionality to get location data 'on the
>> road' and also a way to send own current location to someone if needed.
>> You can still escape from the Gates of hell: Use Linux!
>> mr. M01510
>> On Thu, 8 May 2008, Shawn Kirkpatrick wrote:
>>> We plan on making it possible for loadstone to intercept a loadstone file if
>>> it's sent to the phone bypassing all the current steps of using the inbox
>>> etc. This will be a rather large job and I'm not completely sure it'll be
>>> possible with the restrictions on third edition.
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