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===== Residential Place Points and House Numbers and Searching =====
 
The waze engine house numbers index contains all the house numbers you see in the editor's house numbers layer. Some of the house numbers were added by users and some were imported. The index is updated during the tile build process.
 
The waze engine house numbers index contains all the house numbers you see in the editor's house numbers layer. Some of the house numbers were added by users and some were imported. The index is updated during the tile build process.
  
 
When searching for a specific number, we prioritize the data as follows:
 
When searching for a specific number, we prioritize the data as follows:
# If there's a residential place with that specific number, use the place location.
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# If there's a '''residential''' place with that specific number, use the place location.
 
# If there's a waze house number added by a user (or bumped by an editor) (not imported), use house number location.  
 
# If there's a waze house number added by a user (or bumped by an editor) (not imported), use house number location.  
 
# Use google location.
 
# Use google location.
 
# If there's no house number location in google's address, use imported location.
 
# If there's no house number location in google's address, use imported location.
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The address in a '''business''' place is not used by the search. It is only used for display purposes when you search by business name in order to help the user determine that they are selecting the correct business.  When the user searches by the address of the business they will end up with third party result since we don't normally add house numbers or residential place points (RPP) for businesses.  Adding an RPP for every business with known address is discouraged as it is a lot of extra effort and a LOT of extra data for Waze to store and search. If needed to solve a UR, however, add an RPP with the address number & explain to the reporter that searching by business name is best choice to get Waze results for best routing.

Revision as of 00:57, 15 January 2016

  • State Manager for West Virginia*
  • Area Manager for Hampton Roads, Virginia*

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Residential Place Points and House Numbers and Searching

The waze engine house numbers index contains all the house numbers you see in the editor's house numbers layer. Some of the house numbers were added by users and some were imported. The index is updated during the tile build process.

When searching for a specific number, we prioritize the data as follows:

  1. If there's a residential place with that specific number, use the place location.
  2. If there's a waze house number added by a user (or bumped by an editor) (not imported), use house number location.
  3. Use google location.
  4. If there's no house number location in google's address, use imported location.

The address in a business place is not used by the search. It is only used for display purposes when you search by business name in order to help the user determine that they are selecting the correct business. When the user searches by the address of the business they will end up with third party result since we don't normally add house numbers or residential place points (RPP) for businesses. Adding an RPP for every business with known address is discouraged as it is a lot of extra effort and a LOT of extra data for Waze to store and search. If needed to solve a UR, however, add an RPP with the address number & explain to the reporter that searching by business name is best choice to get Waze results for best routing.