How does what3words handle similar combinations of words?

The basics




Other coordinate systems (and some origin story)



  1. We start with a very small chance (see the probability section further up) of hitting upon a potentially confusable pair of 3 word addresses (0.00004% in the example above).
  2. Does the potentially confusable pair of words actually result in a confusion? (e.g. if the potentially confusable words are plurals, then there is only a 5% chance of it then causing confusion).
  3. Is the resulting confusion not spotted by either party? Nor resolved by Autosuggest?

Further reading


And finally



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