[Openstreetmap] freeing the postcode database
f_mohr at yahoo.de
Tue Aug 9 08:53:25 BST 2005
> As a little side project to openstreetmap I thought it would be good to
> nail the postcode database problem:
> The site will backend to OSM just as soon as I can get the work done. I
> think it's useful to have a simple side thing like this. I don't think
> it would be that hard to get a large number of postcodes with a
> (relatively) few core people taking a GPS everywhere.
> Comments? Suggestions? Bugs?
> I'm happy to open up the site to places other than the UK, and see what
> other things we can do specifically to nail the postcode database.
have a look at OpenGeoDB (http://opengeodb.sourceforge.net/)
they started the same for Germany, Austria, Switzerland
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