[Talk-GB] Ordnance Survey

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Thu Apr 1 15:06:14 BST 2010

On 01/04/10 14:42, Kai Krueger wrote:

> Perhaps even easier and a bigger win, would be to import the postcode
> data. It is "only" points anyway, so many of the aspects making data
> imports hard, such as connectivity and duplication, don't apply as much
> here. Furthermore, given postcodes are unique identifiers, it would be
> very easy to spot which (full) postcodes are already in the database and
> only import those that aren't yet mentioned.

Are random points that just mark postcodes appropriate? I know people 
have in the past added so called "postcode centroid" points but I have 
tended to remove those when I come across them.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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