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App shows Mexican (world) map, but drives/URs on NA

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Mon Apr 01, 2013 5:29 am

I was in Mexico over spring break and found something odd. Others near the border perhaps could comment on whether this is to be "expected."

The app showed me the map of the city San Luis Rio Colorado, MX from the world server, but my drives and URs I posted show up on the NA map editor, and I have no editable area on the world server.

For example, screenshot from the app:
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Compare the street names and types visible on the world server to the streets/names on the NA server.

I dropped multiple URs with street name updates and all of them appear on the NA server as well, such as these two, which should have shown up along Calzada Monterrey, which you can see on the world map.
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During the trip, I did force Waze (##@other) to the world infrastructure, but this doesn't seem to totally work.

The question is, is what I experienced the "norm" for Waze in locations close to the US border where the device/app aren't able to properly deal with the switch to the non-US infrastructure?
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Re: App shows Mexican (world) map, but drives/URs on NA

Postby orbitc » Mon Apr 01, 2013 5:40 am

Alan,
In order for you to see the World server roads you need Waze to add you to World servers. I had similar experience. I was able to see any road whatsoever until they added me to the world server. Perhaps, that's why your UR's also shows in the NA servers as well. I might be wrong...but I'm speaking from my experience.

edit: I would've thought that MX is part of world server?
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Re: App shows Mexican (world) map, but drives/URs on NA

Postby jasonh300 » Mon Apr 01, 2013 5:53 am

Alan, are you sure you weren't on the NA server, but seeing the Mexican maps that Gettingthere added to the NA server?


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Re: App shows Mexican (world) map, but drives/URs on NA

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Mon Apr 01, 2013 6:20 am

Orbitc, there are two infrastructures but one account. I've edited outside the US before with no issues.

Jason, this is nowhere near gettingthere's area. It's clear from the screenshots that the app was showing the world server maps.
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Re: App shows Mexican (world) map, but drives/URs on NA

Postby orbitc » Mon Apr 01, 2013 6:25 am

AlanOfTheBerg wrote:Orbitc, there are two infrastructures but one account. I've edited outside the US before with no issues.

Jason, this is nowhere near gettingthere's area. It's clear from the screenshots that the app was showing the world server maps.


Where were you edited outside the US?
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Re: App shows Mexican (world) map, but drives/URs on NA

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:38 pm

orbitc wrote:Where were you edited outside the US?

Honduras.
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Re: App shows Mexican (world) map, but drives/URs on NA

Postby orbitc » Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:58 pm

AlanOfTheBerg wrote:
orbitc wrote:Where were you edited outside the US?

Honduras.


My experience is this:
If I logged in NA server I can see and edit roads in USA. See UR's and fix issues and points earn goes to NA server. While I'm logged in to NA server I cannot see any road segments in Europe.
When I logged in to World server, I can see and edit roads in Turkey. See UR's and fix issues and points earn goes to World server. While I'm logged in to World server I cannot see any road segments in NA.
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App shows Mexican (world) map, but drives/URs on NA

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:11 pm

I think you are missing my point. The app, when driving there, showed the World server road network, but my recorded roads and URs appear on the NA editor.
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Re: App shows Mexican (world) map, but drives/URs on NA

Postby orbitc » Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:16 pm

AlanOfTheBerg wrote:I think you are missing my point. The app, when driving there, showed the World server road network, but my recorded roads and URs appear on the NA editor.


Is that happen because you were not added (user name) to the world sever perhaps?
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Re: App shows Mexican (world) map, but drives/URs on NA

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:24 pm

orbitc wrote:Is that happen because you were not added (user name) to the world sever perhaps?

This is something which doesn't make sense to me and not something I've ever heard of in 3 years. We've never advised anyone going on travel between infrastructures that they need to create another account. In fact, just the opposite: there is one account for both with the same password. It's always been that way. When I traveled to Honduras this is exactly how it worked and it worked just fine.
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