[Loadstone] Points and Checkpoints

Mikołaj Rotnicki rotnicki at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 10:26:58 GMT 2008


Hello,

I know what a userid is, but what do ypu mean by the id?

Mikolaj


2008/11/3 Shawn Kirkpatrick <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>:
> No, the coordinates are not matched, only the id and userid are used for
> matching. This allows a point's coordinates to be updated in the database.
>
> On Wed, 29 Oct 2008, Miko³aj Rotnicki wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Thanks for the answer.
>> But are the points in the database and checkpointlist still matched by
>> the coordinates only?
>>
>> Mikolaj
>>
>> 2008/10/29 Shawn Kirkpatrick <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>:
>>>
>>> A point's id and userid are used to relate it to the database. When a
>>> checkpoints file is loaded the currently loaded database is checked to
>>> see
>>> if any of the checkpoint data is out of date. If so, then the information
>>> about the point from the database is used. If the checkpoint isn't found
>>> in
>>> the current database then the information is used as supplied. If you
>>> update
>>> a point's information and you have that point marked as a checkpoint then
>>> you should probably resave your checkpoints file to make sure all
>>> information is up to date. If you only ever use a single database then
>>> you
>>> don't have to worry about this as much.
>>>
>>> On Tue, 28 Oct 2008, Miko³aj Rotnicki wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello,
>>>>
>>>> Which "fields" associate (link) a point to a checkpoint (in the
>>>> checkpoint list)?
>>>> As for versions prior to 0.70, I believe, a checkpoint data consisted
>>>> only of latitude and longitude
>>>> for example a checkpiont data was:
>>>> 52.0543951  16.4325653
>>>>
>>>> which anabled the association (link) to a point:
>>>> "Point name",520543951,164325653,1,0,0,1,1225189128
>>>>
>>>> Since 0.70, checkpoint data are almost the same as point data.
>>>> Sometimes extended with a comment "field".
>>>>
>>>> So which "fields" do the linking now?
>>>>
>>>> What is the synchronnization between the point and checkpoint data?
>>>> Please explain in details if possible.
>>>> What will happen to the checkpoints data when I update the point's name?
>>>>
>>>> Hope my questions are clear.
>>>>
>>>> Mikolaj Rotnicki
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