[Melbourne-pm] Postcode verification
thogard at knotty.abnormal.com
Wed Feb 14 21:32:00 PST 2007
> Leigh Sharpe wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > Does anybody know of any method of looking up Australian postcodes?
> > I need to validate the input on a postal address, and confirm that the
> > postcode given for the suburb is correct.
> > A quick search of CPAN doesn't yield anything promising.
> Neither of these do what you're asking for, but they may be useful.
> Regexp::Common::zip can verify the _format_ of Australian postcodes
> Geo::PostalAddress can be used to verify/generate addresses in
> Australian format
> If you write a module to deal with AusPost's database, you may want to work in
> the Geo::Postcode:: name space, and to conform to their existing interface.
I wonder how many web sites would have better "find the nearest office"
if any of the free data had coordinates in it as well.
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