On 4/16/05, Scott Gifford <sgifford@stripped> wrote:
> Jeff Kolber <jeff.kolber@stripped> writes:
> > How are sites doing the search by zip and coming up with results within x
> > miles? Is there some OSS zip code download that has been created for this?
> The ones I'm familiar with use this:
> > I would be interested, anyone have insights into doing with Canadian
> > Zip Codes or otherwise optimizing a database of Canadian Zip Codes?
> I looked into this a few months back (for a very similar project,
> actually) and found many places offering Canadian postal code
> databases, but none for free. If you already have the database, I
> don't see why optimizing it would be any different than for American
> postal codes.
Just that there are supposedly 650,000+ canadian codes. Makes you want
to do whatever your doing in an optimal way.