[Loadstone] Sending checkpoints list to a phone

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at loadstone-gps.com
Thu May 20 02:59:38 BST 2010


You can have loadstone running when you receive a checkpoints file. If 
things go right then you'll be able to process it right away. For some 
reason sometimes loadstone will miss these messages thoe and then you'll 
have to close loadstone and process the file from the inbox.

  On Wed, 19 May 2010, mr C wrote:

> Funny I had the same thought right after I responded to Monty and sure
> enough that did the trick. It's interesting that when you send a
> checkpoint file the receiving phone has to have LS unloeaded in order
> to import the checklist but when you send a point as a text message LS
> has to be running to automatically add it to a database. Love this
> funcion, Thanks for all your good work.
>
> Julian
>
> On 5/19/10, Shawn Kirkpatrick <shawn at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
>> Try loading the checkpoint list and then resaving it. This will make sure
>> the file has a mime header. These headers were introduced with version 0.73
>> so older files won't have them.
>>
>> On Wed, 19 May 2010, mr C wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Monty,
>>>
>>> Both N82's have the same firmware (v31.0.016) and are running LS v073.
>>> I tried opening the message from the inbox with LS not running and all
>>> it does is read a bunch of digits (which I assume is coordinates) Can
>>> you describe the header you refer to? Does the checklist have to have
>>> been created in v073?  I created thislist several years ago. Thanks.
>>>
>>> Julian
>>>
>>> On 5/19/10, monty at loadstone-gps.com <monty at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi Julian,
>>>>
>>>> Two things could be happening here that forms the situation you describe.
>>>>
>>>> 1.  The checkpoint file lacks the mime-type header so the phone's message
>>>> server doesn't know how to recognise  the file and send it on to
>>>> Loadstone.  The checkpoint file needs this header to work and therefore
>>>> needs to be sent from a phone running Loadstone V0.73.
>>>>
>>>> 2.  Sometimes the phone's message server and Loadstone don't communicate
>>>> so well.  This is because of complexities of the Symbian operating system
>>>> and various firmware versions etc.  (basically out of our control)  If
>>>> this is the case and you're sure the checkpoint file has the correct
>>>> mime-type header then make sure Loadstone is closed and then go to your
>>>> inbox and open the checkpoint file.  This should launch Loadstone and
>>>> import the checkpoint file
>>>>
>>>> Monty
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>   On Wed, 19 May 2010, mr C wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> I've tried sending a checkpoint list to and from a friend's phone
>>>>> (both are N82 running latest LS v073) but we can't find a way to get
>>>>> the content from the inbox to the LS directory. LS was open and
>>>>> running at the time of the transfer. I've looke at the documentation
>>>>> and didn't find any specific instructions on what to do. What am I
>>>>> missing? Thanks in advance.
>>>>>
>>>>> Julian
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