[OSM-talk] Postcode tag

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 7 18:49:52 GMT 2009

Dave Stubbs
>Sent: 05 January 2009 3:20 PM
>To: Gervase Markham
>Cc: talk at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] Postcode tag

When I selected postal_code I was mindful that "postcode" is not used to
denote the code universally. In the US its ZIP (Zone Improvement Plan) code
for instance. postal_code appeared to me to be sufficiently generic for our

>postal_code -- on Map Features :-)
>addr:postcode for Karlsruhe Schema compatibilit
>The post code map currently on the featured image accepts either
>(although the featured image is actually showing the NPE layer, not
>the OSM derived layer)
>2009/1/5 Gervase Markham <gerv-gmane at gerv.net>:
>> What's the tag for the postcode of something? I'd assume "postcode=" but
>> tagwatch seems to say there's only one instance of that in the whole UK.
>> Map Features is no help. addr:postcode?
>> Gerv



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