[pmwiki-users] PmWiki's Google Map API support ZIP Codes . . .

Dominique Faure dominique.faure at gmail.com
Sun Jun 4 14:53:20 CDT 2006

On 6/4/06, Ben Wilson <dausha at gmail.com> wrote:
> I know this is no help to our international friends, but I've made the
> first step toward flexibility for the Google Map API by adding ZIP
> code support.[1] If I could find the right conversion file (i.e. one
> that had enough cities on it), I could probably implement
> international support.[2]
> I'm cheap, so the ZIP codes were obtained from the U.S. Census bureau.
> They stopped using ZIP codes in 1999 to compile census data, so the
> codes are a wee bit old. Rather than post that big file on PmWiki,
> I've got it on my project page.[3]
> I've also let my hair down a bit and given visitors a rare chance to
> edit a page to demonstrate the use of ZIP codes.[4] I will also open
> the regular Example page.[5]
> Finally, I would like to thank Des for his help over the past few
> weeks.[6] He's been a great set of eyes when I've gone code happy and
> has also helped improve the Cookbook documentation.
> And, yes, it was inspired by Pm's Frappr announcement.
> Ben
> [1]: http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/GoogleMapAPI
> [2]: The ones I have suggest that nations like Germanyhave only three cities.
> [3]: http://dausha.net/GoogleMapAPI
> [4]: http://dausha.net/GoogleMapAPI/ZIPExample GuestUser/quick
> [4]: http://dausha.net/GoogleMapAPI/Example GuestUser/quick
> [5]: http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Profiles/Des

If you wish, you could get all french zip codes (metropolitans and overseas) at:


by providing a '*' as search filter and firing the 'Recherche' button.


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