[Loadstone] Reverse geocoder.

Przemysław Rogalski Rogalski at o2.pl
Tue Mar 3 12:33:09 GMT 2009


Great idea:)
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Od: "Ari Moisio" <arimo at iki.fi>
Do: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Wysłano: 3 marca 2009 11:12
Temat: Re: [Loadstone] Reverse geocoder.


> Hi
> 
>  Excellent  feature!
> 
>  This kind  of functionality would better help if it is directly 
> integrated to the LS application. It is  hard to imagine Joe Average would 
> enter decimal coordinates to the website,  downloading a file, un-gzipping 
> it, uploading it to another service,  dowloading  another file, storing it 
> to a suitable location and then importing it.
> 
> 
>  A single 'retrieve  map data for  N  meters around this location' would 
> make LS  almost a killer application.
> 
> 
> -- 
> mr. M01510 & guide Loadstone-GPS
> 
> 
> On Thu, 19 Feb 2009, Rob Melchers wrote:
> 
>> New from the on-line tools department: The reverse geocoder.
>>
>> "You've entered a point in your Loadstone GPS database, so you have the
>> coordinates, but you don't have a name. Time to try reverse geocoding!
>>
>> The term Geocoding is often used to describe the mapping between an address
>> and its geographical coordinates. Reverse Geocoding is the inverse
>> relationship where each geographical coordinate is mapped to the nearest
>> known address. Currently this feature is not directly supported by the
>> Google Map API, but can be done by this experimental Reverse Geocoder for
>> Google Maps."
>>
>> To be found at:
>> http://www.loadstone-gps.com/tools/
>>
>> Rob
>>
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