[Loadstone] OSM files?

Rob Melchers rob at loadstone-gps.com
Tue Jun 23 01:13:00 BST 2009

Hi Colin,

You can't 'shrimp' .osm files. To process a .osm file greater than 2.5 MB 
and no larger than 8 MB please download the off-line tools at:


At 6/22/2009, you wrote:
>ah i see.
>I was able to export the edmonton map to an OSM file...however, even after 
>i trimmed the osm file down to less than 2.5MB, the OSM to loadstone 
>converter on the loadstone website failed to convert it.
>i'm just having no luck today with this thing lol.
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" 
><shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
>To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>Sent: Monday, June 22, 2009 4:54 PM
>Subject: Re: [Loadstone] OSM files?
>>Using osm is not the official or recommended way of getting data for 
>>loadstone. You should try the point share site first and only if that 
>>failes start looking at other data sources. Other data sources are not 
>>under our control so anything could happen.
>>On Mon, 22 Jun 2009, Colin McDonald wrote:
>>>hopefully this is on topic.
>>>when i try to export a map from the OSM website in xml format, it seems 
>>>to be exporting, but gives me a 400 bad request  error and doesn't bring 
>>>up a save dialog or anything.
>>>Is this perhaps an issue with the specific map i'm trying to export, or 
>>>is it a common issue with the OSM export tool?
>>>or perhaps i am doing something wrong.
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