[Loadstone] OSM files?

monty at loadstone-gps.com monty at loadstone-gps.com
Tue Jun 23 10:04:21 BST 2009


Hi Colin,

If you were to use the Point Share you will get every intersection in 
Edmonton as the point share contains all intersections in North America.

Monty


On Mon, 22 Jun 2009, Colin McDonald wrote:

> thanks rob.
> I trimmed it by selecting a smaller area on the map.
> wich consequently reduces necesary information.
> The offline tools should work though.
>
> I also found the point share sight difficult since the combo boxes on that 
> page seem to be set up in a way that does not work with two different versions 
> of jaws and IE8.
> regards
> Colin
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Rob Melchers" <rob at loadstone-gps.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Monday, June 22, 2009 6:13 PM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] OSM files?
>
>
>> 
>> 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:
>> http://www.rmpro-hosting.com/ls/
>> 
>> Rob
>> 
>> 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.
>>> regards
>>> Colin
>>> ----- 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.
>>>>> thanks
>>>>> regards
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