[Loadstone] future enhancements

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at loadstone-gps.com
Thu Oct 8 23:44:23 BST 2009


Using compressed files presents a few problems. The phone can use compressed 
databases but if a database is compressed it can't be added to, not very 
useful for our purposes. The other problem would be the speed of 
decompression. Having to decompress files in real time would only slow 
things down.

On Thu, 8 Oct 2009, Josh wrote:

> Hi,
>
> *bookshare stores its books in a zip file with thee extension of .bks. Why not have loadstone databases stored in compressed files so we can fit more ofthem into phone memory or onto the memory cards?
> *use both gogle maps and open streetmaps to get points of intterest like restaurants.
> *add the google walking and driving route planners to loadstone.
>
> Josh
>
> download Klango, its free at www.klango.net
> download Vinux at www.vinux.org.uk
> my twitter is: www.twitter.com/jkenn337
>


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