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A ''traffic lock'' is an computed lock placed on a road segment based on the volume of traffic that traverses the segment.  A traffic lock is scaled to correspond to the editor rank system.
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A ''traffic lock'' is a computed lock automatically placed on a road segment based on the volume of traffic that traverses the segment.  A traffic lock is scaled to correspond to the editor rank system (rank 1 to 6).
  
Generally, new users (rank 1 or 2) won't be able to edit busy roads.
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Generally, new users (rank 1 or 2) won't be able to edit "busy" roads.
 
Starting from 3 cones - users can edit ~90% of the roads.
 
Starting from 3 cones - users can edit ~90% of the roads.
 
Users with 5 and 6 cones can edit 100% of the roads.
 
Users with 5 and 6 cones can edit 100% of the roads.
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# Editors may edit only in their areas.
 
# Editors may edit only in their areas.
 
# Traffic locks further restrict roads. Segments are always "locked" at least to the traffic lock rank.
 
# Traffic locks further restrict roads. Segments are always "locked" at least to the traffic lock rank.
# If an editor has locked a segment to a rank, the effective (combined) lock is the higher of the two ranks.
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# If an editor has locked a segment to a rank, the effective (combined) lock is the higher rank of this or the traffic lock.  Unlocking roads for a lower ranked editor is not possible.
  
 
== computation ==
 
== computation ==
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=== USA ===
 
=== USA ===
Traffic locks are not (yet) implemented in the USA.  Details are being worked out.  No segment should be automatically locked to rank 6.  We're seeking immunity for AMs within their managed area and don't intend to sign off on activating traffic locks unless this is achieved one way or another.  Unlocking roads for a lower ranked editor is not possible.
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Traffic locks are not (yet) implemented in the USA.  Details are being worked out.  No segment should be automatically locked to rank 6.  We're seeking immunity for AMs within their managed area and don't intend to sign off on activating traffic locks unless this is achieved one way or another.
  
 
* [https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=80726 forum discussion].
 
* [https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=80726 forum discussion].

Revision as of 23:09, 7 February 2014

A traffic lock is a computed lock automatically placed on a road segment based on the volume of traffic that traverses the segment. A traffic lock is scaled to correspond to the editor rank system (rank 1 to 6).

Generally, new users (rank 1 or 2) won't be able to edit "busy" roads. Starting from 3 cones - users can edit ~90% of the roads. Users with 5 and 6 cones can edit 100% of the roads.

Combined locking scheme

  1. Editors may edit only in their areas.
  2. Traffic locks further restrict roads. Segments are always "locked" at least to the traffic lock rank.
  3. If an editor has locked a segment to a rank, the effective (combined) lock is the higher rank of this or the traffic lock. Unlocking roads for a lower ranked editor is not possible.

computation

world

USA

Traffic locks are not (yet) implemented in the USA. Details are being worked out. No segment should be automatically locked to rank 6. We're seeking immunity for AMs within their managed area and don't intend to sign off on activating traffic locks unless this is achieved one way or another.