From:
"Dave (LeadSinger)" <dtheis@juno.com>
Sent: 4/9/2007 12:49:41 PM
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Re: Geo microformat


I upload 500 caches into my Garmin Etrex Vista Cx, as well as my Palm
Zire 71 in about 2 to 3 minutes TOTAL. 'Nuff said?

LeadSinger (Pennsylvania)

--- In gpsstash@yahoogroups.com, "Charles" wrote:
>
>
> I have an Explorist 200 that you can't do anything but manually
> enter coordinates for caches into. It takes me about thirty seconds
> to a minute to enter them and name them something to keep up with
> what's what. Is that too time consuming for most people? Are the
gps
> units that you can do the download stuff that much faster? Can you
> pump a bunch of geocache coords in in a second or two or what's the
> deal? I'm happy, but would I be a lot happier with download
> capability? Sell me on it, I'm willing to listen...
>
> Ramapirate
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> --- In gpsstash@yahoogroups.com, "Neil R. Ormos"
> wrote:
> >
> > Andy Mabbett wrote:
> >
> > > Those of you who publish waypoints on websites
> > > may be interested in the 'Geo' microformat:
> >
> > > Intro: > 29>
> >
> > > Spec, etc:
> >
> > > which is for marking-up waypoints in (X)HTML, so
> > > that they can easily be looked up on maps,
> > > downloaded into GPS units, or processed in some
> > > other way.
> >
> > > I'm happy to answer any questions, or to help
> > > webmasters begin using them.
> >
> > Great! Yet another unnecessary, overcomplicated,
> > incompatible format for representing geographic
> > coordinates. But I guess when your only tool is a
> > Howitzer, you use it, even when you just need to
> > drive a nail.
> >
>