[Loadstone] re Loadstone on IPhone.

Jacob Kruger jacob at blindza.co.za
Fri Nov 1 16:22:49 GMT 2013


The developer of dotWalker for android has worked in a bit of an 
off-the-phone solution for importing loadstone data into it's XML/data 
files.

Stay well

Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
'...fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Aedan O'Meara" <aomeara at iol.ie>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Friday, November 01, 2013 03:17 PM
Subject: [Loadstone] re Loadstone on IPhone.


> Hi Sean,
> I think it is inevitable. the world for blind in Ireland has virtually 98%
> gone to the IPhone. I agree that future developement of Loadstone which I
> have on my Nokia n82 will go to the IPhone.
> Did I hear somewhere that some other developer is using Loadstone 
> databases
> for something similar on the IPhone?
> Best of luck Sean and all the team and thanks for the dedicated work over
> all these years!
> Kind regards to all,
> Aedan O'Meara.
>
>
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>   1.  Is anybody interested in loadstone for iphone?
>      (Shawn Kirkpatrick)
>   2. Re:  Is anybody interested in loadstone for iphone? (Jacob Kruger)
>   3. Re:  Is anybody interested in loadstone for iphone? (Charlie)
>   4. Re:  Is anybody interested in loadstone for iphone?
>      (Hanspeter Schaffner)
>   5. Re:  *** GMX Spamverdacht *** Is anybody interested in
>      loadstone for iphone? (Haso)
>   6. Re:  Is anybody interested in loadstone for iphone? (J.)
>   7. Re:  Is anybody interested in loadstone for iphone? (J.)
>   8. Re:  Is anybody interested in loadstone for iphone? (Haso)
>   9. Re:  Is anybody interested in loadstone for iphone? (Dale Leavens)
>
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> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2013 00:05:51 -0700 (PDT)
>>From: Shawn Kirkpatrick <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: [Loadstone] Is anybody interested in loadstone for iphone?
> Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.02.1310312351030.2370 at odyssey>
> Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; format=flowed; charset=US-ASCII
>
> Hello list. I'm posting this message to see what the interest level is for 
> a
> version of loadstone for iphone. Since Symbian has hit end of life we have
> to move to another platform. We're seriously considering developing a
> version of loadstone for the iphone (a mac and iphone have been obtained 
> for
> the task).
> This would be a complete rewrite of loadstone rather than a port since the
> devices are so different. This would give us a chance to do things a lot
> better since we'd now have a lot more to work with. This version of
> loadstone would probably also not be free since it costs $99 per year to
> develope for the iphone as well as the cost of the mac and a test iphone.
> The cost would be something reasonable thoe.
> What are people's thoughts on this idea? Is this a project worth doing? If
> we have to charge for it what would be a reasonable fee? Any feedback 
> would
> be appreciated.
> To answer a question I know will come up, no, we're not considering a
> version of loadstone for android. This is because the accessability 
> features
> of android aren't quite as well developed as they are on the iphone. This
> may change at some point and then we'll have to give it some thought but 
> for
> now the iphone seems to be the best option.
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 2
> Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2013 09:10:24 +0200
>>From: "Jacob Kruger" <jacob at blindza.co.za>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Is anybody interested in loadstone for
> iphone?
> Message-ID: <7BCC6070FFF8442CA2F526E9C2C70FE3 at JakesPC>
> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset="iso-8859-1";
> reply-type=response
>
> I'm sure there would be various people interested in something like this,
> but, from my side, while I still use my old nokia N82 with loadstone on
> occasion, android is my primary mobile focus area, and am currently 
> playing
> around with pointFinder and dotWalker on that platform, etc.
>
> Stay well
>
> Jacob Kruger
> Blind Biker
> Skype: BlindZA
> '...fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Friday, November 01, 2013 09:05 AM
> Subject: [Loadstone] Is anybody interested in loadstone for iphone?
>
>
>> Hello list. I'm posting this message to see what the interest level is
>> for a version of loadstone for iphone. Since Symbian has hit end of
>> life we have to move to another platform. We're seriously considering
>> developing a version of loadstone for the iphone (a mac and iphone
>> have been obtained for the task).
>> This would be a complete rewrite of loadstone rather than a port since
>> the devices are so different. This would give us a chance to do things
>> a lot better since we'd now have a lot more to work with. This version
>> of loadstone would probably also not be free since it costs $99 per
>> year to develope for the iphone as well as the cost of the mac and a test
> iphone.
>> The cost would be something reasonable thoe.
>> What are people's thoughts on this idea? Is this a project worth
>> doing? If we have to charge for it what would be a reasonable fee? Any
>> feedback would be appreciated.
>> To answer a question I know will come up, no, we're not considering a
>> version of loadstone for android. This is because the accessability
>> features of android aren't quite as well developed as they are on the
>> iphone. This may change at some point and then we'll have to give it
>> some thought but for now the iphone seems to be the best option.
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> Loadstone mailing list
>> Loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>> http://www.loadstone-gps.com/mailman/listinfo/loadstone
>>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 3
> Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2013 08:55:48 +0100
>>From: Charlie <charlie at loadstone-gps.com>
> To: Shawn Kirkpatrick <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Is anybody interested in loadstone for
> iphone?
> Message-ID: <66116620437.20131101085548 at fuehrhun.de>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>
> Shawn Kirkpatrick <shawn at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello list. I'm posting this message to see what the interest level is
>> for a version of loadstone for iphone.
>
> [...]
>
>> What are people's thoughts on this idea? Is this a project worth doing?
>
> I'll better die than buying such a iPhone and put myself into a golden 
> cage.
> No, I'm not interested for sure and no, imho such a project isn't worth
> doing.
>
>> If we have to charge for it what would be a reasonable fee?
>
> I'll never spend a single cent for an apple-device... no way.
>
>> To answer a question I know will come up, no, we're not considering a
>> version of loadstone for android.
>
> So Loadstone is dead for me if I stop using my S60 phones... :-((
>
> Bert
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 4
> Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2013 09:21:50 +0100
>>From: "Hanspeter Schaffner" <hschaffner at vtxmail.ch>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Is anybody interested in loadstone for
> iphone?
> Message-ID: <000001ced6db$6d82beb0$48883c10$@vtxmail.ch>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>
> Hello
>
> As I plan to buy an Iphone very soon I am interested in a loadstone 
> version
> for it and am also willing to pay a reasonable price for it.
>
> Regards
>
> Hanspeter Schaffner
>
>> -----Urspr?ngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com [mailto:loadstone-
>> bounces at loadstone-gps.com] Im Auftrag von Shawn Kirkpatrick
>> Gesendet: Freitag, 1. November 2013 08:06
>> An: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>> Betreff: [Loadstone] Is anybody interested in loadstone for iphone?
>>
>> Hello list. I'm posting this message to see what the interest level is
>> for
> a
>> version of loadstone for iphone. Since Symbian has hit end of life we
>> have to move to another platform. We're seriously considering
>> developing a version of loadstone for the iphone (a mac and iphone
>> have been obtained for the task).
>> This would be a complete rewrite of loadstone rather than a port since
>> the devices are so different. This would give us a chance to do things
>> a lot
> better
>> since we'd now have a lot more to work with. This version of loadstone
>> would probably also not be free since it costs $99 per year to
>> develope
> for
>> the iphone as well as the cost of the mac and a test iphone.
>> The cost would be something reasonable thoe.
>> What are people's thoughts on this idea? Is this a project worth
>> doing? If
> we
>> have to charge for it what would be a reasonable fee? Any feedback
>> would be appreciated.
>> To answer a question I know will come up, no, we're not considering a
>> version of loadstone for android. This is because the accessability
> features
>> of android aren't quite as well developed as they are on the iphone.
>> This may change at some point and then we'll have to give it some
>> thought but for now the iphone seems to be the best option.
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> Loadstone mailing list
>> Loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>> http://www.loadstone-gps.com/mailman/listinfo/loadstone
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 5
> Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2013 10:16:24 +0100
>>From: "Haso" <haso88 at gmx.de>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] *** GMX Spamverdacht *** Is anybody
> interested in loadstone for iphone?
> Message-ID: <947575C8BC56418EBE662B83754F5844 at SharoPC>
> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset="iso-8859-1";
> reply-type=response
>
> Hello,
> This idea is very good.
> Thanks.
>
> --------------------------------------------------
>>From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Friday, November 01, 2013 8:05 AM
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Subject: *** GMX Spamverdacht ***  [Loadstone] Is anybody interested in
> loadstone for iphone?
>
>> Hello list. I'm posting this message to see what the interest level is
>> for a version of loadstone for iphone. Since Symbian has hit end of
>> life we have to move to another platform. We're seriously considering
>> developing a version of loadstone for the iphone (a mac and iphone
>> have been obtained for the task).
>> This would be a complete rewrite of loadstone rather than a port since
>> the devices are so different. This would give us a chance to do things
>> a lot better since we'd now have a lot more to work with. This version
>> of loadstone would probably also not be free since it costs $99 per
>> year to develope for the iphone as well as the cost of the mac and a test
> iphone.
>> The cost would be something reasonable thoe.
>> What are people's thoughts on this idea? Is this a project worth
>> doing? If we have to charge for it what would be a reasonable fee? Any
>> feedback would be appreciated.
>> To answer a question I know will come up, no, we're not considering a
>> version of loadstone for android. This is because the accessability
>> features of android aren't quite as well developed as they are on the
>> iphone. This may change at some point and then we'll have to give it
>> some thought but for now the iphone seems to be the best option.
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> Loadstone mailing list
>> Loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>> http://www.loadstone-gps.com/mailman/listinfo/loadstone
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 6
> Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2013 10:37:34 +0100
>>From: "J." <jbslists at online-rudel.net>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Is anybody interested in loadstone for
> iphone?
> Message-ID: <000001ced6e5$fed2dd50$fc7897f0$@online-rudel.net>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="Windows-1252"
>
>> I'll never spend a single cent for an apple-device... no
> way.
>> > To answer a question I know will come up, no, we're not
>> > considering a > version of loadstone for android.
>> So Loadstone is dead for me if I stop using my S60
> phones...
>
> Full acc!!!
>
> J.
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 7
> Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2013 10:47:07 +0100
>>From: "J." <jbslists at online-rudel.net>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Is anybody interested in loadstone for
> iphone?
> Message-ID: <000801ced6e7$54a37130$fdea5390$@online-rudel.net>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="Windows-1252"
>
> Btw.
>
> I am ready, to play about 10 euro a year for an android
> version
>
> This is about the same, I donated the last years
>
> J.
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 8
> Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2013 11:03:43 +0100
>>From: "Haso" <haso88 at gmx.de>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Is anybody interested in loadstone for
> iphone?
> Message-ID: <890B6CDA097B4950A5707A2BC5ADFAC2 at SharoPC>
> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset="iso-8859-1";
> reply-type=original
>
> yes, 10 Euro too for iPhone is Ok.
> Thanks!
> --------------------------------------------------
>>From: "J." <jbslists at online-rudel.net>
> Sent: Friday, November 01, 2013 10:47 AM
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Is anybody interested in loadstone for iphone?
>
>> Btw.
>>
>> I am ready, to play about 10 euro a year for an android
>> version
>>
>> This is about the same, I donated the last years
>>
>> J.
>>
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>> Loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
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>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 9
> Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2013 07:41:35 -0400
>>From: "Dale Leavens" <dleavens at puc.net>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Is anybody interested in loadstone for
> iphone?
> Message-ID: <0878880080AD44839216B7F40514607D at JanetPC>
> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset="iso-8859-1";
> reply-type=response
>
> I don't yet have an iPhone but probably soon will. I generally like the
> Loadstone application except for real problems I continue to experience
> getting maps onto my Nokia N73. Presumably there are better ways than 
> having
>
> to fiddle about moving things about through folders not intended for user
> manipulation, that commonly failed for me.
>
> I would be willing to pay for such an application provided it is easy and
> intuitive to use and preferably not requiring constant cell connection.
>
> Cheers.
>
> Dale Leavens.
> .
> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Friday, November 01, 2013 3:05 AM
> Subject: [Loadstone] Is anybody interested in loadstone for iphone?
>
>
>> Hello list. I'm posting this message to see what the interest level is 
>> for
>
>> a version of loadstone for iphone. Since Symbian has hit end of life we
>> have to move to another platform. We're seriously considering developing 
>> a
>
>> version of loadstone for the iphone (a mac and iphone have been obtained
>> for the task).
>> This would be a complete rewrite of loadstone rather than a port since 
>> the
>
>> devices are so different. This would give us a chance to do things a lot
>> better since we'd now have a lot more to work with. This version of
>> loadstone would probably also not be free since it costs $99 per year to
>> develope for the iphone as well as the cost of the mac and a test iphone.
>> The cost would be something reasonable thoe.
>> What are people's thoughts on this idea? Is this a project worth doing? 
>> If
>
>> we have to charge for it what would be a reasonable fee? Any feedback
>> would be appreciated.
>> To answer a question I know will come up, no, we're not considering a
>> version of loadstone for android. This is because the accessability
>> features of android aren't quite as well developed as they are on the
>> iphone. This may change at some point and then we'll have to give it some
>> thought but for now the iphone seems to be the best option.
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> Loadstone mailing list
>> Loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>> http://www.loadstone-gps.com/mailman/listinfo/loadstone
>>
>
>
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