Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby foxitrot » Sat Dec 22, 2012 5:39 am

Both outdated and unconfirmed prices could be displayed grayed-out, with an appropriate textual remark. If there is a concern regarding points, then these could be delayed or split.
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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby Twister-UK » Sun Dec 23, 2012 12:22 pm

Outdated prices don't need to be highlighted specifically, as the client tells you when they were last updated when you access the price entry screen-what we need is a way of knowing that we've already submitted an unconfirmed price for that station, so that we don't end up wasting time resubmitting.

Having now said that, today at every station I've passed so far, the client has been accepting new prices immediately, so it looks as if something has been changed again...
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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby Twister-UK » Sun Dec 23, 2012 1:44 pm

Twister_UK wrote:Having now said that, today at every station I've passed so far, the client has been accepting new prices immediately, so it looks as if something has been changed again...


And now it's saying prices will need confirming again... I think what's happening is that any station where I've regularly submitted prices is still accepting updates straight away, but for stations where I don't usually submit prices it's saying they'll need confirmation. Which seems like an odd logic to use-if Waze thinks I'm capable of submitting prices correctly at some locations, why not any others?
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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby foxitrot » Sun Dec 23, 2012 2:32 pm

Maybe you're not yet being considered a "trusted submitter" at some stations and have to be confirmed at these? (Might make sense, but I doubt anything more is being stored except the very last submitter.)
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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby Twister-UK » Mon Dec 24, 2012 12:00 pm

Well, bang goes that theory... just been queued for confirmation at a station I've been updating almost every day since the fuel prices feature went live in the UK.
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Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby maantje76 » Mon Dec 24, 2012 3:08 pm

There are indeed problems. I also received these kind of messages last week. I did even received even messages 'Your still a babywazer. You can't update prices'

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Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby maantje76 » Mon Dec 24, 2012 3:10 pm

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I will re-bump my previous support request with these problems...
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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby fvwazing » Mon Dec 24, 2012 4:38 pm

I can think of schemes where a gasstation-owner would want to manipulate prices in his neighborhood and Waze would want to detect that,to prevent such cheating. Or someone does inaccurate pricing, driving by, and thus create systematic errors. It is perfectly possible to detect such "errors" using comparison of historical data and there should be no need to hold up the publishing for confirmation. After some time it would get noticed that often the price is wrong anyway and the user could be blocked (or better: ignored).
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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby vitj » Sat Dec 29, 2012 4:30 pm

Thank you, that was enabled Gas prices in Czech Republic. But we have problem to update prices. Always after command send is answer Pardon, not possible update price. Could you help to us?
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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby fotrik » Sat Dec 29, 2012 4:38 pm

vitj: I reported the problem to Orit ~2 days ago. Probably left for holidays now, be patient.
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