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Old 12-08-2012, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by SuperSnoop View Post
Maps are data; they don't contain any logic. If the map update includes new streets that allow the logic in the nav system (firmware) to make better routing choices, the the routing will be better. In this case the system has more information to work with. But a map update won't change the ways that the system makes it routing decisions.
Not correct.

The map data also indicates possible routes, two ways vs. one ways, average speeds, and data for which way is faster, etc.

So yes, the map data can have an effect on routing.
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