GeoIP database issues and the real world consequences

John Levine johnl at
Tue Apr 12 11:55:57 UTC 2016

In article <20160411191347.GC4087 at> you write:
>* baldur.norddahl at (Baldur Norddahl) [Mon 11 Apr 2016, 21:02 CEST]:
>>They should stop giving out coordinates on houses period. Move the
>>coordinate to the nearest street intersection if you need to be that
>>precise (I would prefer nearest town square). Anything more than that
>>should be illegal.
>That's going to make USPS's and FedEx's lives a lot harder.

Please don't guess (like, you know, MaxMind does.)  USPS has its own
database of all of the deliverable addresses in the country.  They
have their problems, but give or take data staleness as buildings
are built or demolished, that's not one of them.


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