[Loadstone] Download file error

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at loadstone-gps.com
Wed Oct 28 12:16:04 GMT 2009


Yes, loadstone text files can contain comments if the line starts with the # 
character. This has been the case for quite a while now.

On Wed, 28 Oct 2009, Cearbhall O'Meadhra  wrote:

> Sean,
>
> Thanks for the clarification. It will be interesting to see how this will
> be used.
>
> Does this mean that we can insert a comment line in the body of the table
> now if we start it with a "#!" sign?
>
>
> All the best,
>
> Cearbhall
> Meeting the Leadership Challenge
>
>
>
> T:(01) 2864623 M: 083 33 234 87 E: cearbhall.omeadhra at blbc.ie
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Shawn Kirkpatrick
> Sent: 28 October 2009 01:05
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Download file error
>
> The first line identifies the file's type. This isn't used in the current
> version of loadstone but will be in the next version. This will allow
> loadstone to automatically recognize received files and act on them. The
> current version of loadstone will ignore this line and treat it as a
> comment.
>
>
> On Tue, 27 Oct 2009, Cearbhall O'Meadhra  wrote:
>
>> Rob,
>>
>> The online OSM conversion system is excellent! I recently downloaded
>> the points for my home area in bray, co. Wicklow and was delighted to
>> find how accurate the points were.
>>
>> There is just one detail that puzzles me. I notice that the converted
>> file appears with some random coding at the top of the txt file before
>> the line "Table, Point". What is the function of this lien?
>>
>> I have run another search for points in the central Dublin area and
>> the following are the top four lines of the resulting table:
>>
>> -----------------------
>> #!lsdb
>> table,point
>> name,latitude,longitude,accuracy,satellites,priority,userid,id
>> "Anne's Lane x Anne Street
>> South",533410312,-62594393,1,0,0,39208,940427595
>> --------------------
>>
>> All the best,
>>
>> Cearbhall
>> Meeting the Leadership Challenge
>>
>>
>>
>> T:(01) 2864623 M: 083 33 234 87 E: cearbhall.omeadhra at blbc.ie
>>
>>
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