[Loadstone] what is the widestmapthatsomeonehasputonLoadstonewith regard to areas?

Jeff Kenyon jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com
Thu Jul 8 01:38:18 BST 2010


Same here, and outside of Grout which has great listing of POIs what have 
you and others used for POIs?  I looked at point share and could not figure 
out how accurate it was for my area.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2010 8:15 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the 
widestmapthatsomeonehasputonLoadstonewith regard to areas?


>I didn't use the zip folder so have no idea of what you are talking about. 
>I
> just used the point share database and the file was all the street 
> crossing
> for that state.
>
> However the last time I tried the point share web site! The options that
> allowed you to be able to select the  state, county etc... weren't
> accessable as far as I didn't find any combo boxes to be able to select
> thigns. At least JAWS 11 didn't see any.
>
> Signed: Stephen Giggar
> Skype: dr-phone.
>
> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jeff Kenyon" <jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2010 5:17 PM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest
> mapthatsomeonehasputonLoadstonewith regard to areas?
>
>
>>I have the N-82 and how did you manage to get such a large file?  Did you
>>go
>> to the geocoder, and just leave everything blank but the state?  How 
>> swell
>> does the zip folder work with this?
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Tuesday, July 06, 2010 6:14 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest map
>> thatsomeonehasputonLoadstonewith regard to areas?
>>
>>
>>>I don't think I would go that big! The responce may be sluggish. I tried
>>> loading the whole state of MO to see how big it would be.
>>> It ended up being 36 or so meg in size. The responce was not very good.
>>> The
>>> processing time to load the database took about 2 days. Granted this was
>>> on
>>> a old 6682 and would be faster on a newer phone. I loaded the database 
>>> on
>>> a
>>> n73 after I built it. Like I said the responce wasn't very good! It took
>>> 3
>>> or so seconds just to tell me what street was in front of me. Again this
>>> would be better on newer phones. However this may give you some things
>>> that
>>> you may see by trying it. I didn't even want to try a search to see what
>>> happend.
>>>
>>> Signed: Stephen Giggar
>>> Skype: dr-phone.
>>>
>>> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
>>> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Jeff Kenyon" <jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com>
>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, July 06, 2010 3:30 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest map
>>> thatsomeonehasputonLoadstone
>>> with regard to areas?
>>>
>>>
>>>> Well, I'm hoping to get it to put an entire state or two in there.  I'm
>>>> in
>>>> NY, and I just like to be prepared, and am use to large maps with
>>>> Trekker
>>>> and with Access.
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>> From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>> Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 9:11 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest map that
>>>> someonehasputonLoadstone with regard to areas?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> This will depend on the area you live in. In this case, it is a 50 
>>>>> mile
>>>>> Radius. I have another that is 45 mile Radius.
>>>>>
>>>>> Signed: Stephen Giggar
>>>>> Skype: dr-phone.
>>>>>
>>>>> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
>>>>> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
>>>>>
>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>>> From: "Jeff Kenyon" <jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com>
>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>> Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 7:54 PM
>>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest map that someone
>>>>> hasputonLoadstone with regard to areas?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> How far of an area is it?  I don't know if I posted this earlier, but
>>>>>> for
>>>>>> me
>>>>>> the Wayfinder Access POIs reappeared after being gone, and it is
>>>>>> working
>>>>>> at
>>>>>> least in my area, but of course won't be updated.  I'm actually using
>>>>>> a
>>>>>> combination of both Wayfinder and Loadstone, but want to get the
>>>>>> largest
>>>>>> map
>>>>>> possible for Loadstone, in case I do end up going out of my way for
>>>>>> one
>>>>>> reason or another.
>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>>>> From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
>>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>>> Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 7:00 PM
>>>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] what is the widest map that someone has
>>>>>> putonLoadstone with regard to areas?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>I use LoadStone with a 6MB map database. The responce is very good to
>>>>>>>me
>>>>>>>as
>>>>>>> far as telling me what streets are around me when moving.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The number of points in it? I have no idea. But I would guess over
>>>>>>> 100,000?
>>>>>>> But that is just a guess on my part.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Signed: Stephen Giggar
>>>>>>> Skype: dr-phone.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
>>>>>>> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>>>>> From: "Jeff Kenyon" <jkenyon7 at rochester.rr.com>
>>>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>>>> Sent: Monday, July 05, 2010 5:03 PM
>>>>>>> Subject: [Loadstone] what is the widest map that someone has put
>>>>>>> onLoadstone
>>>>>>> with regard to areas?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi folks, I am just wondering, but in terms of points of interest 
>>>>>>> and
>>>>>>> maps,
>>>>>>> what is the largest that has been put onto  a phone with Loadstone?
>>>>>>> I
>>>>>>> am
>>>>>>> adding new stuff all the time, and am just wondering what others 
>>>>>>> have
>>>>>>> done
>>>>>>> as far as getting a very large map into the program?
>>>>>>>
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