[Loadstone] will groute be back?

Laura Glowacki orangebutterfly87 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 01:41:54 BST 2010


So did anything I wrote help answer any other questions you have?  Is there 
something else you want to know?  I can't read your mind.  Smiles.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeff Kenyon" <jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Monday, August 02, 2010 4:44 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] will groute be back?


> Yes I have several times.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Laura Glowacki" <orangebutterfly87 at gmail.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Monday, August 02, 2010 7:31 PM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] will groute be back?
>
>
>> Have you gone through the new user getting started guide? You can find it
>> at:
>> http://www.loadstone-gps.com/docs/manual/getstart0.html
>>
>> There are several ways to get POIs:
>> the Point Share site
>> the OpenStreetMap project
>> groute? (again, not sure since I've not used it)
>> and the internet at large is a great source for various POIs.  Sadly,
>> every
>> website I've seen so far provides vast lists of POIs in a given category
>> and
>> not separated by city or smaller geographic areas.  For instance, one can
>> find a a file of POIs for all of the Jewel Osco grocery stores in the
>> state
>> of Illinois in the US.  However, perhaps I only visit one or two 
>> locations
>> of this particular store in my city.  I've determined it to be a pain to
>> simply go through and delete every single other POI out of the list
>> besides
>> the one or two that I need.  This may be worth it if you have to find a
>> particular place and can download the POI list before hand.  It is simply
>> one more option.
>>
>> If you are having trouble accessing something specific, let us know.  We
>> may
>> be able to help you better if you ask a more specific question about a
>> particular feature or thing you want to accomplish.
>>
>> If you are simply asking which of the above mentioned methods for
>> obtaining
>> POIs is better, I think it's more personal preference.  I've so far only
>> used the OpenStreetMap project database and it has worked wonderfully for
>> my
>> purposes over the past 2 months.  I'm quite familiar with the major
>> streets
>> near where I live, but less so with the side streets which start and stop
>> sometimes.  Thus the OSM project tells me what intersection I'm at, and
>> this
>> has been enough information for me to get most of the places I've needed
>> to
>> go so far.
>>
>> I understand that many of us on this list aren't native English speakers.
>> Please feel free to ask me for clarification if something I say just
>> doesn't
>> make sense.  I only wish I knew enough to communicate better in a
>> different
>> language.
>>
>> Best,
>> Laura
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Jeff Kenyon" <jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com>
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Monday, August 02, 2010 2:07 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] will groute be back?
>>
>>
>>> Those and how the best way is to get POIS.
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Laura Glowacki" <orangebutterfly87 at gmail.com>
>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>> Sent: Monday, August 02, 2010 1:51 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] will groute be back?
>>>
>>>
>>>> Which instructions?  If there were any posted on how to use the
>>>> software,
>>>> I'd also love to see them ... vague or not.  Sorry if I missed a
>>>> previous
>>>> message describing this.
>>>>
>>>> If you're referring to my message below, I simply was explaining my
>>>> guess
>>>> as
>>>> to why you no longer need a user name and password and the purpose of
>>>> the
>>>> file.  I too am very new to all of this and can only guess from
>>>> exchanges
>>>> I
>>>> see here on the list.  Sorry if my message was confusing.  I'd be happy
>>>> to
>>>> clarify if you have questions.  Although I'll add my disclaimer once
>>>> again
>>>> that I have never used it and thus can't answer any questions on 
>>>> exactly
>>>> how
>>>> to use it etc.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Laura
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>> From: "Jeff Kenyon" <jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com>
>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>> Sent: Monday, August 02, 2010 9:55 AM
>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] will groute be back?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>I would also agree with that too.  Some of these instructions are 
>>>>>rather
>>>>> vague.
>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>>> From: "Lois Butterfield" <lbutterfield5 at cfl.rr.com>
>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>> Sent: Monday, August 02, 2010 11:14 AM
>>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] will groute be back?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>I don't know how easy it is to use or how to use it.  I have 
>>>>>>downloaded
>>>>>>it
>>>>>> though.  If anyone has directions posted somewhere, I'd love to know
>>>>>> about
>>>>>> it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>> Lois
>>>>>> p.s.  It goes without saying that a programmer, as lots of you are,
>>>>>> would
>>>>>> have no question.  I'm far from that.
>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
>>>>>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Laura
>>>>>> Glowacki
>>>>>> Sent: Sunday, August 01, 2010 3:43 PM
>>>>>> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>>>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] will groute be back?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Ok, so I'm going to try to answer the question without being snarky
>>>>>> and,
>>>>>> frankly, rude about it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I don't know much at all about the groute tool, so please feel free 
>>>>>> to
>>>>>> correct me if I'm wrong.  Last time I checked, we were all here to
>>>>>> help
>>>>>> one
>>>>>> another out since there is no centralized area for superdetailed
>>>>>> documentation, especially on something like this.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> So, the way I understand it, you no longer need a user name or
>>>>>> password
>>>>>> for
>>>>>> the groute tool.  If you download that file that Greg sent out, you
>>>>>> can
>>>>>> then
>>>>>>
>>>>>> run it from your computer.  No need to access it over the internet.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I can forward that email back to anyone who would like it either on 
>>>>>> or
>>>>>> off
>>>>>> list since I saved it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hope that helps a little.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>> Laura
>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>>>> From: "Kenny Hitt" <kenny at hittsjunk.net>
>>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>>> Sent: Sunday, August 01, 2010 6:37 AM
>>>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] will groute be back?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi.
>>>>>>> On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 10:54:33PM -0400, Jeff Kenyon wrote:
>>>>>>>> What source and how can you run it?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Aparently, you didn't read the original post on this thread.  In 
>>>>>>> that
>>>>>>> post
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> (the one you first replyed to),
>>>>>>> there was a link to the zip file of the source on sendspace.
>>>>>>> Since I'm not using it, I didn't save it.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>          kenny
>>>>>>>
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