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Post by berestovskyy
lg1992 wrote:It was possible in past to define a filter to hide some problems. May we get this feature back?
We have a really nice F.A.Q.: forum link ;)
  1. How to exclude annoying reports?
    Some areas on the map generate lots of minor reports like "unconfirmed speed limit". There are few options to deal with those annoying reports:
    1. On the main Validator window, "Filter" tab (opens by default). At the very bottom click "Exclude notes". This will stop Validator from highlighting/reporting any notes.
    2. On the main Validator window click "Search" tab (looking glass icon). There is a "Reported as" field at the bottom. Here we can exclude any check we want by its name, id or severity. For example, to stop Validator from highlighting/reporting checks #212 and #213, we should put in the "Reported as" field the following:

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      !212, !213, *
      This mean we do not want Validator to report check #212 (!212) and #213 (!213), but report all the rest (*)

      Also we can use check title here, for example if we put in the "Reported as" field the following:

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      !*speed*, *
      Will prevent Validator from reporting any check with "speed" in the title.
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Post by berestovskyy
Hi guys!

A minor update:

v2020.10.25:
- davidakachaos: updated Wiki links for BE/NL
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Post by berestovskyy
The source code and built in localization files are all on GitHub:
https://github.com/WMEValidator/

I’ll help if you have any questions.
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Post by berestovskyy
Any fixes are welcome from anyone. If the links are broken, we should fix them.

Any other changes are welcome from anyone if they’re based on community documents/guidelines.

Any new features from anyone also bring value, with maybe some minor tweaks from the community once the feature is publicly available under a feature flag.

Fork the Validator, play with it, change it, contribute back!
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Post by berestovskyy
Minor update:

v2020.11.1:
- paulvdwyn: update Motorway naming for BE
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Post by berestovskyy
Hey guys,
Minor update:

v2021.3.5:
- Glodenox: fixes for latests WME version

Thanks Glodenox for your contribution and everyone for your patience.
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Post by bgodette
freade wrote:User BellHouse found the source of the problem related to Elevation Being Set to Null, it is caused by JNF (Junction Node Fixer). Just disable it and the problem is gone.
Except that it's not. It's a side effect of eventual consistency and has nothing to do with anything but WME's backend's current propagation delay at the time you save modification(s) to a segment(s).

Normally this is masked by JNF's issuing a second reload after a successful save, but sometimes you might get data served from a different server that isn't yet consistent.
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Post by bgodette
SuperDave1426 wrote:All such a filter does is help someone to see who's been editing a given set of roads, NOT where they live.
Um actually about that... While there usually isn't enough information available directly in WME to determine where someone lives, it does provide a really large side-channel.
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Post by bgodette
SuperDave1426 wrote:Figure out where I live (more specifically than just what city) based on my edits and I'll send you a box of cookies. :mrgreen:
Half a residential block close enough? Because that's how close info in WME can usually get you.

It's been a known issue for four years and unofficially discussed at each NA meet. It's not really something that can be solved either without hamstringing the community's ability to police the map under the current system of edits with no approval. It's not particularly high-priority issue either since editing is voluntary and a public activity.
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Post by bgodette
SuperDave1426 wrote:I value my privacy (what little of it there is, these days), but half a residential block isn't something that would make me too terribly nervous for someone to figure out (I realize that others might not feel that way).
So no concerns about someone sitting around to see who gets into a car with a phone mount?
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