[Loadstone] About OSM Converter

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at loadstone-gps.com
Thu Jul 18 00:24:09 BST 2013


Strange about the filename error, I'll have to look at that.
The points from openstreetmap are inserted periodically, about once every 6 
months or so. The data is just too large to keep up with but this should be 
relatively current.

On Wed, 17 Jul 2013, Emanuel Boboiu wrote:

> It's a good thing to have OSM points in the PSE database.
>
> I've just tried to download 10 kilometers around my location 5 minutes ago, 
> but I think there is an error. When I pressed the Download button, in the 
> file name edit field of the Save As dialog box appeared:
> export_php?_qf__export=&focal[y]=23_5&focal[x]=46_5&radius%5Bd%5D=10&radius%5Bunit%5D=1000&submit%5Bdownload%5D=Download&username=
> I accessed “Get Data Near a Point”.
>
> Another question is:
> The points found in the PSE database are updated periodically, or they were 
> insert there sometime ago, or they are retrieved from OSM database instantly?
>
> Thanks,
>   Emanuel Boboiu
>
>
> -----Mesaj original----- From: Shawn Kirkpatrick
> Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 4:23 AM
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] About OSM Converter
>
> You should try downloading points from the loadstone point share exchange.
> The osm data has been integrated in to our data so you won't need the
> converter. Trying to fit an entire country in to a loadstone database just
> isn't going to work, the data would be too big. Using the point share you
> can select the region or regions you actually need making the data small
> enough to fit in to the database.
>
> On Tue, 16 Jul 2013, Emanuel Boboiu wrote:
>
>> 
>> Hi there and thanks again for Loadstone, I use it to find routes in my 
>> City, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
>> Of course there are many others who use it, at least here I know some of 
>> them.
>> 
>> Recently I downloaded the new OSM map for Romania, but it is now 2,38 GB in 
>> size.
>> I would like to convert it into loadstone database format, but I think the 
>> file is too large and the error message says that the “data.osm” file 
>> doesn’t exist.
>> 
>> What should we do to have the new maps, larger and of course more useful...
>> 
>> Thanks,
>>    Emanuel Boboiu
>> 
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