[Loadstone] I need info about poi conversion

Ömer Yesiltas yesiltas1981 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 13:38:10 BST 2009


Hi, i got the same error when using the online tools yesterday.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paulo Augusto" <pauloaugustoamigos at yahoo.com.br>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 9:36 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] I need info about poi conversion


> Hi Shawn and all,
> I'm trying to convert mycity.osm file at the tools page but I get an 
> answer that my e-mail adress is wrong. I'm asked to
> please provide the e-mail address as entered it in 
> Options/Settings/General on your phone.
> I have no e-mail adress there, only a number, but not in any e-mail 
> field,but in the user name field.
> First I've tryed to enter the e-mail adress I'm using to subscribe this 
> list. Then I entered the nunber in the phone. None has worked out.
> What should I do?
> Thanks in advance, Paulo
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 3:09 AM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] I need info about poi conversion
>
>
>> It's likely you won't be able to get data from either tomtom or garmin. 
>> Even if you could it's probably illegal to do so. Those maps are under 
>> copyright and would be restricted in what you can do with them.
>>
>> On Tue, 18 Aug 2009, Paulo Augusto wrote:
>>
>>> Hello friends,
>>> I've been trying to resolve many things without disturbing you. I've 
>>> spent the whole day strugling to figure out how to convert any poi 
>>> database into a loadstone compatible file.
>>> I've already downloaded poi route track conversion utility.
>>> I found out that it converts tomtom and garmin database into excel poi.
>>> I've downloaded garmin maps for Brazil but I can't find the files I need 
>>> to convert. The garmin archives contain lots of exe files and I don't 
>>> know if it's dangerous or will work.
>>> Now I'm trying to download tomtom brazilian map but I don't know if it 
>>> will work too.
>>> Does anybody know if it will be possible to get data from garmin or 
>>> tomtom and use it with loadstone?
>>> Can we get this complete databases via loadstone web site?
>>> Ive already created the osm file that I need. It has about 15 mega 
>>> bytes. But it doesn't have the names of the streets, etc.
>>> If it's easy for someone to answer this questions, I'll be glad.
>>> Paulo
>>>
>>>
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