CBenson wrote:jasonh300 wrote:Landmarks aren't searchable. Therefore, that McDonald's is going to come up in the text search whether it's landmarked or not.
They do for me.
I've been able to search landmarks for the past month.
iainhouse wrote:Perhaps a viable solution would be for Waze to give a landmark a "navigation point": something very similar to house numbers? You would specify a single point on an adjacent segment (or one inside the landmark) as the destination that should be routed to for that landmark.
CBenson wrote:AndyPoms wrote:Remember, Individual businesses (except Gas Stations) should not be added to the map.
This seems like an odd way of stating this. As what I'm hearing is that parking lots that are individual businesses, whether municipally or privately run, should be added to the map as landmarks.
EXACTLY!!!!skapur1 wrote:1. People are confusing POIs with landmarks. Since Waze does not allow editors to add POIs but allows editors to add landmarks, editors add landmarks when they really want to add POIs. In theory, POIs are searchable whereas landmarks are viewable. They are very similar and related concepts.
adetia wrote:All in all, I think rather then belaboring the point over and over, someone (thats been around awhile) just needs to come up with a standard, and perhaps run a vote, if a consensus amongst the voters is reached, adopt it as policy and move on until something in the client facilitates a better system.
AndyPoms wrote:Remember, Individual businesses (except Gas Stations) should not be added to the map.
jasonh300 wrote:Parking lots are also handled by foursquare.
Individual businesses who want to appear on the map should visit biz.waze.com and pay for an ad.
jasonh300 wrote:My interpretation of cbenson's post is that he is saying that privately owned for-profit parking lots should be landmarked...not parking lots of individual businesses.
This would still be wrong because the foursquare POIs should put the [P] pin on those parking lots as you approach your destination.
The more landmarks on the map, the less value they have.
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