Wiki page suggestion: Landmarks

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Re: Wiki page suggestion: Landmarks

Postby AndyPoms » Mon Jan 21, 2013 7:24 pm

antigerme wrote:
jasonh300 wrote:I forgot to post this in this thread. Official word came down regarding Parking Lot landmarks in the NA server:

Hi Jason,

Landmarks do not suppress traffic jams.
We do [have] plans to use this feature, but we didn't try it live yet.


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Myth busted!

We can break other myths? :lol:

The information is for the whole infrastructure, NA and ROTW.


HOWEVER,
Unholy wrote:Gas stations and parking lots landmarks do suppress the creation of map problems
So, the guideline not to snap them to a road is a valid one.
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Re: Wiki page suggestion: Landmarks

Postby AndyPoms » Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:38 pm

For US Wazers: Please see [USA] Landmark Guidelines - Request for Comments topic for the Champs recommendations for guidelines.
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Re: Wiki page suggestion: Landmarks

Postby AndyPoms » Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:40 am

Timbones wrote:Large out of town supermarkets are the exception to the 'no businesses' rule as they are large, prominent 'landmarks' which rarely change brands.
No, they are not an exception.
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Re: Wiki page suggestion: Landmarks

Postby AndyPoms » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:01 pm

Timbones wrote:
AndyPoms wrote:No, they are not an exception.

They are in our editing guidelines.
I missed that you were in the UK - it's quite early in the morning over here... And most of this conversation has been US-centric...
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Re: Wiki page suggestion: Landmarks

Postby AndyPoms » Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:33 pm

Timbones wrote:I was replying to the UK editor who raised issue of supermarkets... I can see how this is confusing in a US thread, sorry.

[Edit: isn't there a separate thread about landmarks in the US forum?]
I would have seen that IF you had quoted the post you were talking about. I thought you were responding to the post directly above yours - which clearly was US based.

This should be a more global discussion here.
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Re: Wiki page suggestion: Landmarks

Postby antigerme » Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:33 pm

Landmark not suppress traffic jams, is a myth.
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Re: Wiki page suggestion: Landmarks

Postby antigerme » Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:48 pm

Wolfeye wrote:
antigerme wrote:Landmark not suppress traffic jams, is a myth.

Could we get some proof of that?


Please look at my test.
https://world.waze.com/editor/?zoom=6&l ... ks=1582134
[ img ]

I covered the entire route with landmark Parking Lot. :mrgreen:
Even covered the entire road Waze keep doing automatic traffic jam alerts.
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Re: Wiki page suggestion: Landmarks

Postby antigerme » Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:41 pm

jasonh300 wrote:I forgot to post this in this thread. Official word came down regarding Parking Lot landmarks in the NA server:

Hi Jason,

Landmarks do not suppress traffic jams.
We do [have] plans to use this feature, but we didn't try it live yet.


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Re: Wiki page suggestion: Landmarks

Postby antigerme » Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:59 pm

jgilbrech wrote:So the gas station landmark only suppresses traffic when it is snapped to the road? In what situations would this be a desirable effect?


Landmark not suppress traffic jams.
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Re: Wiki page suggestion: Landmarks

Postby antigerme » Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:07 am

jgilbrech wrote:Thanks for the answers guys. I see that i got confused on the previous page.
suppress traffic != suppress map problems


Landmarks prevent map problems to appear "under" the polygons. all except restricted turns and route frequently not taken.
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