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Joined: 17/03/2009 15:56:13
Messages: 1

I am finding that some searches by address return blank placenames. For example, consider this query:

Why is the placename blank? You know the postalcode and can look up the placename associated with it. You also know nearby placenames. So there are two ways to determine a placename, given a second query. Can we avoid a second query?

NB: This is a rarity. Most addresses, I find, do have a placename. So secondary queries aren't generally necessary, only occasionally...

Joined: 08/12/2005 07:39:47
Messages: 4089


The postal code is not always uniquely identifying a place name. For those like 01462 where it is unique we could enhance the missing place name from the postal code data. I will add it to the to-do-list.



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