[Talk-GB] postcode mapping (was Re: Automated Code-Point Open postcode editing (simple cases only))

Dan S danstowell+osm at gmail.com
Tue Jul 30 13:26:03 UTC 2019


Op di 30 jul. 2019 om 14:21 schreef Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com>:
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> 30 Jul 2019, 11:56 by ndrw6 at redhazel.co.uk:
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> 10M addresses that have yet to be surveyed.
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> Is it typical for post codes to be posted like housenumbers? Either on buildings or postboxes?

No

> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_postcodes is not clear,
> http://www.livingwithdragons.com/2009/06/my-postbox-obsession suggest that it may be true.

No, the postboxes have individual IDs that are related to their
postcode district, but they're not actually full postcodes written on
the postboxes.

Best
Dan



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