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After clicking on the Show my location button, I type bus station in the search box, and the results are very far from me. Is this a bug or a feature?

After studying Nominatim, I can obtain the expected results searching for "bus stations near city_name", but I don't think the average user will try so hard.

Don't you think Nominatim as used in osm.org should employ distance to prioritize/filter results?


asked 06 Apr '15, 13:54

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edited 06 Apr '15, 14:47

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I learned that Nominatim supports bounded searches, so maybe the Web interface at openstreetmap.org could show a check-box allowing users to set this option.

(06 Apr '15, 15:01) fgnievinski
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