[OSM-talk] Postcode searches in Namefinder

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Mon Dec 1 12:40:19 GMT 2008


Does the namefinder use any postcodes that have been added to node or  
ways in the osm data?

Shaun
On 1 Dec 2008, at 12:16, David Earl wrote:

> One more thing: UK postcodes have spaces in them: searching for  
> "OX13ld"
> won't work as it won't recognize it as a UK postcode. You need
> "OX1 3LD".
>
> However that particular example doesn't work anyway because the
> "address" it tries to find is not helpful. It thinks the word
> "Scientist" is a street name (which it could be, of course) in the
> address lookup, for which it gets in full "First Church of Christ,
> Scientist, Oxford, OX1 3LD"
>
> David
>
>
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