[talk-ph] several variations of postcodes in osm-ph

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Tue Sep 15 04:49:11 BST 2009


On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 11:40 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I suggest using addr:postcode exclusively.
>
> Zip codes in the Philippines is really meant to facilitate addressing and
> addr:postcode does that nicely.
+1 here


> Redundancy issue:
> The issue above (of which key to use to store zip codes) is separate from
> the issue of whether we should tag *all* POIs in a zip code area with the
> zip code or to just draw a zip code polygon around the POIs. (Note that
> practically all zip code areas are coterminous to administrative boundaries
> like barangays, cities, and municipalities anyway.)
When a new barangay is created, does Philpost create a new postcode as well?
[ping or buzz]  Rally

> On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 10:30 AM, maning sambale
> <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Follow-up.
>>
>> the is_in:zip may came from data imports.
>>
>> OSM map features actually recommends two:
>> addr:postcode - normally attached to an address node/way of a POI
>> postal_code - same as above, but can be applied to streets as well
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 10:22 AM, maning sambale
>> <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > There are several key tag for philippine postcodes in the Philippines.
>> >
>> > addr:postcode
>> > postal_code
>> > is_in:zip
>> >
>> > Often, these postcodes is attached to a POI.  Can we "standardize"?  Any
>> > ideas?
>> >
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>> > maning
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