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      12-30-2012, 07:13 AM   #10
Ron Scott

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Originally Posted by Frogman View Post
I think the nav system validates the address you send it against it's database. If the address is not there, it complains (or adjusts as you noticed).
Interesting. The system finds the input address when entered directly. My Google message contained the restaurant name. I see 2 possibilities here:

1. It has access to a db of business names with addresses, reads the business name from the Google message and modifies the address without asking for confirmation even when the input address is legitimate. Odd GIS coding.

2. It has access to the geocoordinates of the business and reverse engineers the address from the point. Ballsy to say the least.

Any other explanations?