[Loadstone] OpenStreetMap converter

monty at loadstone-gps.com monty at loadstone-gps.com
Fri Feb 13 09:29:32 GMT 2009

Hello Igor,

I wanted to check and see if you received my message I sent to you off 
list?  (I'm not sure if you filter your mail)

If you can please contact me off list that would be great.


On Fri, 13 Feb 2009, Igor B. Poretsky wrote:

> Hello, all!
> I've tried the subj on the LS page and found it pretty useful and
> convenient, but some issues still remain, IMHO.
> As I've discovered, the converter regards point as POI when the node
> includes tag with key "amenity" and uses the value of this key as
> point name. But I'd prefer that it use the value of key "name" when
> corresponding tag exists for the node. Moreover, some actually named
> valuable points are lost even when I do not check "Intersections
> only". For example, the subway entrance that has tag with key
> "railway" and tag with key "name". Maybe, it would be wise to include
> all points that have tag with key "name"? Or at least have this
> capability as an option.
> So, my questions:
> What the software is used for this conversion? Is it available in the
> source form? Is there any equivalent tool that could be used offline?
> Thanks in advance.
> Best regards,
> Igor.
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