[Loadstone] ID.

monty at loadstone-gps.com monty at loadstone-gps.com
Thu Sep 24 10:12:54 BST 2009


Kit,

The ID field has to be a unique number so we use the current Unix time 
stamp (like Rob says the amount of time elapsed from jan 1st 1970).  As 
long as you don't create more than one point per second you'll have a 
unique number.

Monty


On Thu, 24 Sep 2009, Kit wrote:

> Hi Rob,
>
> Thanks for replying.  Ok, visited that site.  The date for us to  enter the
> info is the one you  given of 1/1/1970 or I enter the current date which is
> when I create it? 9/24/2009?
>
> Thanks.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rob Melchers" <rob at loadstone-gps.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2009 4:37 PM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] ID.
>
>
> The last field in the LS point table row is the UNIX timestamp of the
> moment the point was generated. At this moment this is 1253784702, the
> number of seconds elapsed since 1/1/1970.
> Have a look on:
> http://www.unixtimestamp.com/index.php
> for more info.
>
> Rob
>
> At 9/24/2009, you wrote:
>> Hi to all,
>>
>> I am new to this program.  I am trying to edit the table in the text format
>> cause it's easier compared with entering through the phone.  I know all the
>> fields needed but the last field in the table which is ID.
>>
>>
>> How do I get this ID for every point I am adding.  If there no fix ID, can
>> I
>> just leave it as 0 or empty and let the system generate it?  This is not
>> the
>> User ID field.
>>
>> Thanks in advance.
>> KITT!
>>
>>
>>
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