[postgis-users] Geocoding

Markus Schaber schabi at logix-tt.com
Mon Aug 8 02:49:35 PDT 2005

Hi, Rich,

Rich Gibson wrote:

> Geocoder.us is based on the open source Perl module, Geo::Coder::US,
> and the free Tiger data.
> Schuyler has also considered adapting it to use NAVTAQ data, but not
> as open source.  If it used NAVTAQ data we would need to figure out
> the data licensing issues.  They have better data, and it can be worth
> the price, but the free data is pretty good, and did I mention that it
> is free :-)

Well, it seems that NavteQ at least is much more fair than their other
commercial competition, and if you want to provide services outside the
US, Tiger is of very low help...


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