Changeset 741 for trunk


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Timestamp:
Apr 7, 2010, 11:48:39 AM (10 years ago)
Author:
Dominic Hargreaves
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update post April 2010

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    66<p>
    7 This site exists to act as a central repository for public domain UK
    8 postcode databases. Shortly, a geocoder and database downloads will appear
    9 here using data from <a href="http://www.freethepostcode.org">freethepostcode.org</a> and <a href="http://www.npemap.org.uk/">npemap.org.uk</a>.</p>
     7This site exists to act as a central repository for free UK
     8postcode databases. Broadly speaking, free in this case means suitable for reuse without
     9restriction.
     10<p>
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    1112<p>
    12 Register for interest at <a href="http://urchin.earth.li/mailman/listinfo/freepostcodes-announce">http://urchin.earth.li/mailman/listinfo/freepostcodes-announce</a> or get involved at <a href="http://urchin.earth.li/mailman/listinfo/freepostcodes">http://urchin.earth.li/mailman/listinfo/freepostcodes</a>.
     13Since this site was set up, the Ordnance Survey have released the full postcode
     14database under an open licence. You can find the raw data for download under then name "Code-Point® Open"
     15at the Ordnance Survey's <a href="http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/opendata/">Open Data</a> site.
     16<p>
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     18A geocoder has been put up by a third party at <a href="http://www.uk-postcodes.com/">http://www.uk-postcodes.com/</a>.
     19
     20The previous projects that catalysed this side are collecting postcode data from the public
     21and putting it into the public domain:
     22
     23<ul>
     24<li><a href="http://www.freethepostcode.org">freethepostcode.org</a></li>
     25<li><a href="http://www.npemap.org.uk/">npemap.org.uk</a></li>.
     26</p>
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     28<p>
     29Register for interest at <a href="http://urchin.earth.li/mailman/listinfo/freepostcodes-announce">http://urchin.earth.li/mailman/listinfo/freepostcodes-announce</a> or get involved at <a href="http://urchin.earth.li/mailman/listinfo/freepostcodes">http://urchin.earth.li/mailman/listinfo/freepostcodes</a> however it is likely that not much more
     30will happen on these projects.
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