@Timo-Martosatiman-MRA said in Favorites en point of interest:
@Drabslab Thank you for sharing your insights, I'm adding this to The Great Suggestion list as a viable suggestion for an overall POI/Favorites rework. This specific scenario doesn't ring a bell, however, rest assured that at the office we've talked quite a lot about the complexity of having different types of points (POI, Fav, Waypoint, Stop point, etc) and using their behavior to the fullest within Navigation, TomTom, Here and all other navigation devices.
In my opinion, a point of interest is nothing but a waypoint stored outside a route and identified by its coordinates, and probably for the sake of human readability, an address, a short title, and a few other standard elements.
In addition, it can have a series of tags allowing to put it into categories the same way as it is common for photos.
Filling in those tags will always have an element of subjectivity. For instance, I may consider my address as “home” while all others mark it as “stay away from there”
A minimum set of tags should be obligatory when entering a poi:
• Public/private: this poi is for personal use only, or, this poi can come on the public list for everyone to see
• General/specific: this tag is always relevant for me (favorite?) or this poi is only relevant for me for this particular trip.
• A type from a limited drop down list (garage, pass, hotel, museum …)
• And personal tags that also may go public (airplanes, excellent, …)
The usual problems with tagging will also apply here: difficult to have a coherent set of tags, and simple enough as not to create a heap of admin for all users.
This should not prevent this point from getting a specific role in a trip such as point of departure, arrival …