Good lord...a sea of orange.

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Re: Good lord...a sea of orange.

Postby rcenteno_davis » Wed Jan 16, 2013 10:34 pm

I have some automated URs where the green GPS tracks follow the proper left turn, but the purple track is our angled-not-curved-turns in the intersection.
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Re: Good lord...a sea of orange.

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:15 pm

People: Map Problems <> Update Requests

When discussing, let's try to be precise about what we're seeing and talking about so that there isn't confusion.

Recently, the line between system-generated and user-submitted have been blurred because Waze is testing out some new processes in identifying things like incorrect city name (Portola Valley for example) which are being fixed automatically, but if it isn't being fixed, then the script is posting Update Requests (normally reserved for end-user submissions from the app) with the notes starting with "Waze Automatic:"

Update Requests from real users will often include a purple and green line which is relevant only to that user/submitter. Map Problems will show purple/green lines which are aggregated from many drives.

Map Problems identification code runs regularly and analyzes somewhat old data.

The "Suggested route frequently ignored" appears to be the type of Map Problem which has appeared as an aging (orange already) Map Problem today. At least, that is what I'm seeing in my area. And they do, as noted in the earlier thread, disappear often when zooming.
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Re: Good lord...a sea of orange.

Postby HandofMadness » Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:45 am

Hey Champs, any word from on-high about when the Problem Layer will start working correctly again?
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Re: Good lord...a sea of orange.

Postby AndyPoms » Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:47 am

shawndoc wrote:Hey Champs, any word from on-high about when the Problem Layer will start working correctly again?

Nothing back yet aside from a confirmation that the know it's a problem & have passed it to the developers...
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Re: Good lord...a sea of orange.

Postby HandofMadness » Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:12 am

Thanks for th eupdate. Its too bad no one has invented any sort of testing platform, where Waze can try out scripts and other changes before rolling them out to the production servers. :?
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Re: Good lord...a sea of orange.

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Thu Jan 17, 2013 4:46 pm

shawndoc wrote:Its too bad no one has invented any sort of testing platform, where Waze can try out scripts and other changes before rolling them out to the production servers. :?

They have one, but seemingly choose not to use it for all changes.
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Re: Good lord...a sea of orange.

Postby jimmy_changa » Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:51 am

I've noticed that in the Inland Empire, these come and go for me. It's not a swarm of problems as with OP's screenshot, but zooming in/out seems to make them sporadically appear and disappear. They're gone for a while when they disappear, but they come back on their own when they feel like it.
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Re: Good lord...a sea of orange.

Postby Borgholio » Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:43 pm

Finally, got L.A. cleared up. My poor mouse got clicked almost to death...
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Re: Good lord...a sea of orange.

Postby HandofMadness » Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:53 pm

Borgholio wrote:Finally, got L.A. cleared up. My poor mouse got clicked almost to death...


Congrats! I'd been trying, but they kept disappearing on me and I'd get frustrated and quit.
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Re: Good lord...a sea of orange.

Postby esochan » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:59 pm

shawndoc wrote:
Congrats! I'd been trying, but they kept disappearing on me and I'd get frustrated and quit.


Same thing has been happening in the Sacramento area...
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