[Script] Highlights for Segments & Landmarks - v1.5 Nov 16

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Re: Script to add Highlights for Segments & Landmarks - v1.3

Postby shawndoc » Mon Oct 01, 2012 1:42 am

I'm seeing it now when clicking on a node. I was thinking for some reason it would also show up when clicking on a segment. I assume "U-Turns" are the same as "selfcon"? Or would that be Reversecon?
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Re: Script to add Highlights for Segments & Landmarks - v1.3

Postby shawndoc » Mon Oct 01, 2012 4:59 am

Do you have the file name correct. If it has a (1) it won't work.
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Re: Script to add Highlights for Segments & Landmarks - v1.3

Postby shawndoc » Mon Oct 01, 2012 7:02 pm

Just thinking out of the box.... Does this mean we can intentionally create u-turns with non-split roads, where u-turns are allowed?
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Re: Script to add Highlights for Segments & Landmarks - v1.3

Postby shawndoc » Sun Oct 07, 2012 6:34 pm

xteejx wrote:I'm not on your server mate. Assume it's probably the same though, or perhaps MPs are run manually these days. Just so strange that there's been an influx of users yet no detected issues...

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Not even the map problems caused by parking lots (missing road) or people making a U-Turn (traveling against the road direction)?
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Re: [Script] Highlights for Segments & Landmarks - v1.5 Nov

Postby shawndoc » Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:18 am

iainhouse is correct, what you see there is Waze routing the user to the end of a dead end and then turning them around and back out. Since Waze doesn't officially support U-Turns, that's one of the methods its uses to turn someone around if there's no easy around the block or left followed by a left in the vicinity.
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Re: [Script] Highlights for Segments & Landmarks - v1.5 Nov

Postby skapur1 » Sun Feb 10, 2013 2:55 am

CrackedLCD wrote:
Timbones wrote:And it's not even specific to the JNF script - any editor can use QW on every junction node they see with red arrows, blindly allowing all turns without adding value to the map and destroying any information that may have been there.

Displaying 'measles' to every road just presented another excuse to 'fix' junctions that didn't need fixing.


This line of thinking may be appropriate for where you live, but in my part of the US, minor roads on Waze are often very heavily travelled despite not qualifying for primary or minor/major highway status. And in suburban areas, we don't have one way streets or, for that matter, much in the way of turn restrictions, so blindly allowing turns and fixing revcons are actually not that harmful for 99% of the area that I cover.


I agree but only for residential areas.

In rural and suburban US residential areas one way streets and turn restrictions are extremely rare. They are other mapping sources/satellite images that can be scanned to see if there are any such turn restrictions or one way streets in an area and if there are none, but every intersection in Waze has them, then Waze is grossly incorrect and may need some "blind" correction.

It is better to remove them to improve routing for 99% of the routes then to leave them be so that only 1% of the routes are correct. A driver who should always obey posted signs and not follow Waze blindly.

In suburban and rural US one way roads or turn restrictions are usually for parking lots, drive thrus, split roads and private roads leading to building entrances (e.g. schools, hotels, office buildinngs, shopping malls etc.).

Urban areas and even rural towns are completely different and do have many one way roads and loads of turn restrictions. This is one of the reasons a lot of people like to live in the 'burbs.
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Suggestion to clarify 'Filter by City' selection

Postby skbun » Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:42 am

Hi all. Please consider the following Permalink for an example:

https://www.waze.com/editor/?zoom=5&lat ... TTTFTTTTFT

You will notice, if using WME Colour Highlights 1.3 in this location, that you will see TWO 'Federal Way's. The behind the scenes reason for this isn't important, but it does illustrate a problem that can make this selection tool a little difficult to use.

The real reason you see two of this identical city is because there's an (erroneous but present) other state incorrectly entered in a node near here.

Therefore, I'd like to propose for situations like this that the 'GetCity' filter dropdown display like this, when listing nearby cities:

Current:
Federal Way
Federal Way
Lakeland North
Washington

Proposed:
Federal Way, Alabama, United States
Federal Way, Washington, United States
Lakeland North, Washington, United States
(No City), Washington, United States

I know from trial and error that the 'Current' list actually means the proposed list, but it's kind of a pain to figure that out by trial and error. So I guess what I'm asking is, can

function updateCityList()

be made a little smarter on the display side, so that it can display more complete listing (thus better meaning) while identifying problems?

(I am aware that there's a beta for this tool that I don't have access to, so I don't know if this has already been discussed there!)
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Re: Script to add Highlights for Segments & Landmarks - v1.4

Postby skbun » Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:45 am

Timbones wrote:Okay, I really think I've got it now. Tested in Firefox, Chrome and Tampermonkey.

v1.4.2 - http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/141050


This is a fantastic tool, thank you! I've spent time now cleaning up reverse connectivity and u-turns. I wonder, as a question of a future feature...is it possible to do a quicker 'scan' of visible segments, like we do for 'recently edited', or 'author', or whatnot, where 'If at least one bad node is seen in a segment, the node or segment is highlighted in a color'?

We don't need to know that any given segment has '25 reverse connectivity instances', for a sweep like that, but only that 'there is at least one'. I have a feeling a scan like this might murder the script or the editing server, but oh BOY would it save time identifying and squashing these problems!

(Of course, we can still keep the particular highlighting for one you do one single segment, to fix the actual segments one at a time! But this makes them easier to find first, if possible to do.)
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Re: [Script] Highlights for Segments & Landmarks - v1.4.2 Oc

Postby skbun » Thu Nov 01, 2012 12:41 am

I'm seeing an interesting bug that seems pretty predictable to reproduce. It's in the 'Average speed for segment' section dealing with nodes, and it looks like this:

If I touch any given segment, and then click 'Save' in WME, any segment which I had changed comes up with a wacky speed result. It doesn't matter whether I have any node (or the node in question) highlighted when I do click save; this result persists until I reload the page.

Before saving:
Average speed for segment
A->B: 96km/h (59.7mph)
B->A: 114km/h (70.8mph)
Average speed for segment
A->B: 9684km/h (6017.4mph)
B->A: 11449km/h (7114.1mph)

I can return sanity to the 'average speed' by reloading the editor in my browser.

Whatever is going on here, it seems to be an issue that 'WME Extended Tools' shares, in its 'Segment list', when Fwd and Rev speed are shown as columns.

I also recognize that this could be a problem with the server backend giving an oddball result, which it to say that we can't do anything about it. Thought I'd mention it, anyway.
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Re: [Script] Highlights for Segments & Landmarks - v1.4.2 Oc

Postby skbun » Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:39 pm

Timbones wrote:
skbun wrote:If I touch any given segment, and then click 'Save' in WME, any segment which I had changed comes up with a wacky speed result. It doesn't matter whether I have any node (or the node in question) highlighted when I do click save; this result persists until I reload the page.

This is a known bug in the WME code, for which I may include a fix for in future versions.
Workaround for now is to reload the editor, or ignore the crazy speeds.


Sure-sure. I thought it might be, since I couldn't see anything in the .js code that would explain why pulling fwdspeed and revspeed would suddenly be multipled as it is, but this is good to hear from the horse's mouth. Thank you very much! :)
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