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  • ccraig_fibernetics
    Is there an update on this? I still see street number 191 being changed to 188 here:
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 27, 2013
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      Is there an update on this? I still see street number 191 being changed to 188 here:

      http://developer.yahoo.com/yql/console/?q=select%20*%20from%20geo.placefinder%20where%20text%3D%2237.416275,-122.025092%22%20and%20gflags%3D%22R%22#h=select%20*%20from%20geo.placefinder%20where%20text%3D%22191%20KING%20ST%20S%2CWaterloo%2CON%2CN2J%201R1%2CCANADA%22%20and%20gflags%3D%22R%22

      --- In ysearchboss@yahoogroups.com, Rahul Hampole <rhampole@...> wrote:
      >
      > Thanks for the note. The team is investigating and we will get back to you with updates
      > Regards
      > Rahul
      > Product Manager, Y! BOSS
    • Rahul Hampole
      Thank you for raising this issue. We investigated further into it and these data issues are caused when a forward geocode and a reverse geocode (gflags=R) are
      Message 2 of 7 , Jul 2, 2013
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        Thank you for raising this issue. We investigated further into it and these data issues are caused when a forward geocode and a reverse geocode (gflags=R) are requested at the same time. In general, it is not a great idea to do both in the same request. Is there a specific use case that you are trying to solve for? 

        Regards
        BOSS Team

        From: tracy_fischer11 <tracy_fischer11@...>
        Reply-To: "ysearchboss@yahoogroups.com" <ysearchboss@yahoogroups.com>
        Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 7:52 AM
        To: "ysearchboss@yahoogroups.com" <ysearchboss@yahoogroups.com>
        Subject: [ysearchboss] Poor quality responses for the past few days (esp. street number being altered)

         

        Here are a couple of examples.

        14 DUNCAN DR,MOONSTONE,ON,L0K1N0,CANADA:
        <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
        <bossresponse responsecode="200">
        <placefinder start="0" count="1" request="flags=BRSTX&gflags=ACR&q=14%20DUNCAN%20DR%2CMOONSTONE%2CON%2CL0K1N0%2CCANADA">
        <results>
        <result>
        <quality>87</quality>
        <latitude>44.653912</latitude>
        <longitude>-79.663496</longitude>
        <offsetlat>44.654041</offsetlat>
        <offsetlon>-79.663544</offsetlon>
        <radius>400</radius>
        <boundingbox>
        <north>44.657634</north>
        <south>44.650448</south>
        <east>-79.658493</east>
        <west>-79.668595</west></boundingbox><name></name>
        <line1>13 Duncan Dr</line1>
        <line2>Oro-Medonte, ON L0K</line2><line3></line3>
        <line4>Canada</line4>
        <cross>Between Agnes St and Line 8 N</cross>
        <house>13</house>
        <street>Duncan Dr</street><xstreet></xstreet><unittype></unittype><unit></unit>
        <postal>L0K</postal>
        <neighborhood>Moonstone</neighborhood>
        <city>Oro-Medonte</city>
        <county>Simcoe</county>
        <state>Ontario</state>
        <country>Canada</country>
        <countrycode>CA</countrycode>
        <statecode>ON</statecode><countycode></countycode>
        <timezone>America/Toronto</timezone>
        <uzip>L0K</uzip>
        <hash>B45626D9F1EDD4AB</hash>
        <woeid>12697478</woeid>
        <woetype>11</woetype>
        <a2b>http://dd.local.yahoo.com/xmladdr?addrhash=B45626D9F1EDD4AB</a2b></result></results></placefinder></bossresponse>

        4100 LOUIS PINARD RUE,APT # 10,TROIS-RIVIERES,QC,G8Y4L9,CANADA:
        <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
        <bossresponse responsecode="200">
        <placefinder start="0" count="1" request="flags=BRSTX&gflags=ACR&q=4100%20LOUIS%20PINARD%20RUE%2CAPT%20%23%2010%2CTROIS-RIVIERES%2CQC%2CG8Y4L9%2CCANADA">
        <results>
        <result>
        <quality>85</quality>
        <latitude>46.350368</latitude>
        <longitude>-72.592682</longitude>
        <offsetlat>46.350441</offsetlat>
        <offsetlon>-72.592598</offsetlon>
        <radius>400</radius>
        <boundingbox>
        <north>46.354034</north>
        <south>46.346848</south>
        <east>-72.587392</east>
        <west>-72.597804</west></boundingbox><name></name>
        <line1>4065 Rue Louis-Pinard</line1>
        <line2>Trois-Rivieres, QC G8Y 4C2</line2><line3></line3>
        <line4>Canada</line4>
        <cross>Between Rue Sylvain and Rue Hubert</cross>
        <house>4065</house>
        <street>Rue Louis-Pinard</street><xstreet></xstreet><unittype></unittype><unit></unit>
        <postal>G8Y 4C2</postal>
        <neighborhood>Rigaud</neighborhood>
        <city>Trois-Rivieres</city>
        <county>Trois-Rivieres</county>
        <state>Quebec</state>
        <country>Canada</country>
        <countrycode>CA</countrycode>
        <statecode>QC</statecode><countycode></countycode>
        <timezone>America/Montreal</timezone>
        <uzip>G8Y 4C2</uzip>
        <hash>F2378ECE22A6C4D1</hash>
        <woeid>23860666</woeid>
        <woetype>11</woetype>
        <a2b>http://dd.local.yahoo.com/xmladdr?addrhash=F2378ECE22A6C4D1</a2b></result></results></placefinder></bossresponse>

        851 PERRIER RUE,BROSSARD,QC,J4W1W6,CANADA:
        <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
        <bossresponse responsecode="200">
        <placefinder start="0" count="1" request="flags=BRTX&gflags=ACR&q=851%20PERRIER%20RUE%2CBROSSARD%2CQC%2CJ4W1W6%2CCANADA">
        <results>
        <result>
        <quality>85</quality>
        <latitude>45.47361</latitude>
        <longitude>-73.488449</longitude>
        <offsetlat>45.473381</offsetlat>
        <offsetlon>-73.48848</offsetlon>
        <radius>400</radius>
        <boundingbox>
        <north>45.476974</north>
        <south>45.469788</south>
        <east>-73.483356</east>
        <west>-73.493604</west></boundingbox><name></name>
        <line1>849 Rue Perrier</line1>
        <line2>Brossard, QC J4W 1W6</line2><line3></line3>
        <line4>Canada</line4>
        <cross>Between Boulevard Plamondon and Rue Ponsard/Rue Picard</cross>
        <house>849</house>
        <street>Rue Perrier</street><xstreet></xstreet><unittype></unittype><unit></unit>
        <postal>J4W 1W6</postal>
        <neighborhood>Secteur V</neighborhood>
        <city>Brossard</city>
        <county>Longueuil</county>
        <state>Quebec</state>
        <country>Canada</country>
        <countrycode>CA</countrycode>
        <statecode>QC</statecode><countycode></countycode>
        <timezone>America/Montreal</timezone>
        <uzip>J4W 1W6</uzip>
        <hash>D3B3641CBE121387</hash>
        <woeid>23957740</woeid>
        <woetype>11</woetype>
        <a2b>http://dd.local.yahoo.com/xmladdr?addrhash=D3B3641CBE121387</a2b></result></results></placefinder></bossresponse>

        4455 SECOND AVENUE,NIAGARA FALLS,ON,L2E4H1,CANADA:
        <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
        <bossresponse responsecode="200">
        <placefinder start="0" count="1" request="flags=BRTX&gflags=ACR&q=4455%20SECOND%20AVENUE%2CNIAGARA%20FALLS%2CON%2CL2E4H1%2CCANADA">
        <results>
        <result>
        <quality>87</quality>
        <latitude>43.109551</latitude>
        <longitude>-79.076034</longitude>
        <offsetlat>43.109547</offsetlat>
        <offsetlon>-79.076218</offsetlon>
        <radius>400</radius>
        <boundingbox>
        <north>43.113139</north>
        <south>43.105953</south>
        <east>-79.071296</east>
        <west>-79.08114</west></boundingbox><name></name>
        <line1>4457 2nd Ave</line1>
        <line2>Niagara Falls, ON L2E 4H1</line2><line3></line3>
        <line4>Canada</line4>
        <cross>Between Bridge St and Hamilton St</cross>
        <house>4457</house>
        <street>2nd Ave</street><xstreet></xstreet><unittype></unittype><unit></unit>
        <postal>L2E 4H1</postal><neighborhood></neighborhood>
        <city>Niagara Falls</city>
        <county>Niagara</county>
        <state>Ontario</state>
        <country>Canada</country>
        <countrycode>CA</countrycode>
        <statecode>ON</statecode><countycode></countycode>
        <timezone>America/Toronto</timezone>
        <uzip>L2E 4H1</uzip>
        <hash>E613F774D8ED6BBF</hash>
        <woeid>24058806</woeid>
        <woetype>11</woetype>
        <a2b>http://dd.local.yahoo.com/xmladdr?addrhash=E613F774D8ED6BBF</a2b></result></results></placefinder></bossresponse>

        And it goes on, and on...

      • tracy_fischer11
        Thanks Rahul, the flags were tested previously to ensure we got the results required, I believe previously gflags=R was needed to get the coordinates. That no
        Message 3 of 7 , Jul 2, 2013
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          Thanks Rahul, the flags were tested previously to ensure we got the results required, I believe previously gflags=R was needed to get the coordinates. That no longer seems to be the case, and is performing reverse geocoding as mentioned in the docs.

          We'll remove the 'R' option and see how it goes!

          --- In ysearchboss@yahoogroups.com, Rahul Hampole <rhampole@...> wrote:
          >
          > Thank you for raising this issue. We investigated further into it and these data issues are caused when a forward geocode and a reverse geocode (gflags=R) are requested at the same time. In general, it is not a great idea to do both in the same request. Is there a specific use case that you are trying to solve for?
          >
          > Regards
          > BOSS Team
        • afar7520
          Hi Rahul, Is this possibly related to the issue I raised here: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/ysearchboss/message/5400 Specially, Boss PlaceSpotter having
          Message 4 of 7 , Jul 2, 2013
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            Hi Rahul,

            Is this possibly related to the issue I raised here:

            http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/ysearchboss/message/5400

            Specially, Boss PlaceSpotter having a dramatic decrease in quality recently?

            Thanks,

            Evan


            --- In ysearchboss@yahoogroups.com, Rahul Hampole <rhampole@...> wrote:
            >
            > Thank you for raising this issue. We investigated further into it and these data issues are caused when a forward geocode and a reverse geocode (gflags=R) are requested at the same time. In general, it is not a great idea to do both in the same request. Is there a specific use case that you are trying to solve for?
            >
            > Regards
            > BOSS Team
            >
            > From: tracy_fischer11 <tracy_fischer11@...<mailto:tracy_fischer11@...>>
            > Reply-To: "ysearchboss@yahoogroups.com<mailto:ysearchboss@yahoogroups.com>" <ysearchboss@yahoogroups.com<mailto:ysearchboss@yahoogroups.com>>
            > Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 7:52 AM
            > To: "ysearchboss@yahoogroups.com<mailto:ysearchboss@yahoogroups.com>" <ysearchboss@yahoogroups.com<mailto:ysearchboss@yahoogroups.com>>
            > Subject: [ysearchboss] Poor quality responses for the past few days (esp. street number being altered)
            >
            >
            >
            > Here are a couple of examples.
            >
            > 14 DUNCAN DR,MOONSTONE,ON,L0K1N0,CANADA:
            > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
            > <bossresponse responsecode="200">
            > <placefinder start="0" count="1" request="flags=BRSTX&gflags=ACR&q=14%20DUNCAN%20DR%2CMOONSTONE%2CON%2CL0K1N0%2CCANADA">
            > <results>
            > <result>
            > <quality>87</quality>
            > <latitude>44.653912</latitude>
            > <longitude>-79.663496</longitude>
            > <offsetlat>44.654041</offsetlat>
            > <offsetlon>-79.663544</offsetlon>
            > <radius>400</radius>
            > <boundingbox>
            > <north>44.657634</north>
            > <south>44.650448</south>
            > <east>-79.658493</east>
            > <west>-79.668595</west></boundingbox><name></name>
            > <line1>13 Duncan Dr</line1>
            > <line2>Oro-Medonte, ON L0K</line2><line3></line3>
            > <line4>Canada</line4>
            > <cross>Between Agnes St and Line 8 N</cross>
            > <house>13</house>
            > <street>Duncan Dr</street><xstreet></xstreet><unittype></unittype><unit></unit>
            > <postal>L0K</postal>
            > <neighborhood>Moonstone</neighborhood>
            > <city>Oro-Medonte</city>
            > <county>Simcoe</county>
            > <state>Ontario</state>
            > <country>Canada</country>
            > <countrycode>CA</countrycode>
            > <statecode>ON</statecode><countycode></countycode>
            > <timezone>America/Toronto</timezone>
            > <uzip>L0K</uzip>
            > <hash>B45626D9F1EDD4AB</hash>
            > <woeid>12697478</woeid>
            > <woetype>11</woetype>
            > <a2b>http://dd.local.yahoo.com/xmladdr?addrhash=B45626D9F1EDD4AB</a2b></result></results></placefinder></bossresponse>
            >
            > 4100 LOUIS PINARD RUE,APT # 10,TROIS-RIVIERES,QC,G8Y4L9,CANADA:
            > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
            > <bossresponse responsecode="200">
            > <placefinder start="0" count="1" request="flags=BRSTX&gflags=ACR&q=4100%20LOUIS%20PINARD%20RUE%2CAPT%20%23%2010%2CTROIS-RIVIERES%2CQC%2CG8Y4L9%2CCANADA">
            > <results>
            > <result>
            > <quality>85</quality>
            > <latitude>46.350368</latitude>
            > <longitude>-72.592682</longitude>
            > <offsetlat>46.350441</offsetlat>
            > <offsetlon>-72.592598</offsetlon>
            > <radius>400</radius>
            > <boundingbox>
            > <north>46.354034</north>
            > <south>46.346848</south>
            > <east>-72.587392</east>
            > <west>-72.597804</west></boundingbox><name></name>
            > <line1>4065 Rue Louis-Pinard</line1>
            > <line2>Trois-Rivieres, QC G8Y 4C2</line2><line3></line3>
            > <line4>Canada</line4>
            > <cross>Between Rue Sylvain and Rue Hubert</cross>
            > <house>4065</house>
            > <street>Rue Louis-Pinard</street><xstreet></xstreet><unittype></unittype><unit></unit>
            > <postal>G8Y 4C2</postal>
            > <neighborhood>Rigaud</neighborhood>
            > <city>Trois-Rivieres</city>
            > <county>Trois-Rivieres</county>
            > <state>Quebec</state>
            > <country>Canada</country>
            > <countrycode>CA</countrycode>
            > <statecode>QC</statecode><countycode></countycode>
            > <timezone>America/Montreal</timezone>
            > <uzip>G8Y 4C2</uzip>
            > <hash>F2378ECE22A6C4D1</hash>
            > <woeid>23860666</woeid>
            > <woetype>11</woetype>
            > <a2b>http://dd.local.yahoo.com/xmladdr?addrhash=F2378ECE22A6C4D1</a2b></result></results></placefinder></bossresponse>
            >
            > 851 PERRIER RUE,BROSSARD,QC,J4W1W6,CANADA:
            > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
            > <bossresponse responsecode="200">
            > <placefinder start="0" count="1" request="flags=BRTX&gflags=ACR&q=851%20PERRIER%20RUE%2CBROSSARD%2CQC%2CJ4W1W6%2CCANADA">
            > <results>
            > <result>
            > <quality>85</quality>
            > <latitude>45.47361</latitude>
            > <longitude>-73.488449</longitude>
            > <offsetlat>45.473381</offsetlat>
            > <offsetlon>-73.48848</offsetlon>
            > <radius>400</radius>
            > <boundingbox>
            > <north>45.476974</north>
            > <south>45.469788</south>
            > <east>-73.483356</east>
            > <west>-73.493604</west></boundingbox><name></name>
            > <line1>849 Rue Perrier</line1>
            > <line2>Brossard, QC J4W 1W6</line2><line3></line3>
            > <line4>Canada</line4>
            > <cross>Between Boulevard Plamondon and Rue Ponsard/Rue Picard</cross>
            > <house>849</house>
            > <street>Rue Perrier</street><xstreet></xstreet><unittype></unittype><unit></unit>
            > <postal>J4W 1W6</postal>
            > <neighborhood>Secteur V</neighborhood>
            > <city>Brossard</city>
            > <county>Longueuil</county>
            > <state>Quebec</state>
            > <country>Canada</country>
            > <countrycode>CA</countrycode>
            > <statecode>QC</statecode><countycode></countycode>
            > <timezone>America/Montreal</timezone>
            > <uzip>J4W 1W6</uzip>
            > <hash>D3B3641CBE121387</hash>
            > <woeid>23957740</woeid>
            > <woetype>11</woetype>
            > <a2b>http://dd.local.yahoo.com/xmladdr?addrhash=D3B3641CBE121387</a2b></result></results></placefinder></bossresponse>
            >
            > 4455 SECOND AVENUE,NIAGARA FALLS,ON,L2E4H1,CANADA:
            > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
            > <bossresponse responsecode="200">
            > <placefinder start="0" count="1" request="flags=BRTX&gflags=ACR&q=4455%20SECOND%20AVENUE%2CNIAGARA%20FALLS%2CON%2CL2E4H1%2CCANADA">
            > <results>
            > <result>
            > <quality>87</quality>
            > <latitude>43.109551</latitude>
            > <longitude>-79.076034</longitude>
            > <offsetlat>43.109547</offsetlat>
            > <offsetlon>-79.076218</offsetlon>
            > <radius>400</radius>
            > <boundingbox>
            > <north>43.113139</north>
            > <south>43.105953</south>
            > <east>-79.071296</east>
            > <west>-79.08114</west></boundingbox><name></name>
            > <line1>4457 2nd Ave</line1>
            > <line2>Niagara Falls, ON L2E 4H1</line2><line3></line3>
            > <line4>Canada</line4>
            > <cross>Between Bridge St and Hamilton St</cross>
            > <house>4457</house>
            > <street>2nd Ave</street><xstreet></xstreet><unittype></unittype><unit></unit>
            > <postal>L2E 4H1</postal><neighborhood></neighborhood>
            > <city>Niagara Falls</city>
            > <county>Niagara</county>
            > <state>Ontario</state>
            > <country>Canada</country>
            > <countrycode>CA</countrycode>
            > <statecode>ON</statecode><countycode></countycode>
            > <timezone>America/Toronto</timezone>
            > <uzip>L2E 4H1</uzip>
            > <hash>E613F774D8ED6BBF</hash>
            > <woeid>24058806</woeid>
            > <woetype>11</woetype>
            > <a2b>http://dd.local.yahoo.com/xmladdr?addrhash=E613F774D8ED6BBF</a2b></result></results></placefinder></bossresponse>
            >
            > And it goes on, and on...
            >
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