[Talk-us] New I.D Feature

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Fri Nov 7 12:09:25 UTC 2014


On 11/6/14 11:32 PM, Shawn K. Quinn wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-11-07 at 04:17 +0000, Elliott Plack wrote:
>> Before the state showed up in iD, I had assumed someone could just
>> easily derive the US state from the postal code.
> Usually, yes, but that introduces a dependence on third party data
> (USPS) that really should not be there. That, and it can be cumbersome.
>
plus zip codes do sometimes cross state boundaries. it's not frequent
but it happens.

richard

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