[Talk-GB] Ordnance Survey
Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists)
ajrlists at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 1 15:09:08 BST 2010
Tom Hughes [mailto:tom at compton.nu] wrote:
>Sent: 01 April 2010 3:06 PM
>To: Kai Krueger
>Cc: Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists); 'talk-gb'
>Subject: Re: Ordnance Survey
>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.
Likewise, You can't possibly verify them.
For those thinking about all of this please refer to add add to the wiki
>Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)
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