[Talk-GB] UK Postcodes

Chris Hill osm at raggedred.net
Mon Sep 26 08:39:59 UTC 2016

Please do not add postcode centroids to the map. They are not real, do not exist and do not belong in the OSM DB.

On 26 September 2016 09:01:38 BST, Gervase Markham <gerv-gmane at gerv.net> wrote:
>On 25/09/16 21:47, Owen Boswarva wrote:
>> I can't see any reason why there should be a problem using Code-Point
>> Open in OSM, now that Ordnance Survey has applied the Open Government
>> Licence in place of its own licence. If you read further down, the
>> page gives examples of OSM projects that use Code-Point Open.
>OK, that's good news. What's the quickest route to getting Nominatim to
>understand this data set? File a Nominatim bug to get the search engine
>to import the data set directly? Or add 500,000ish points to OSM itself
>with something like type = "postcode_centre"?
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Cheers, Chris (chillly)
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