Re: [Evolution-hackers] Dynamically fetching city, state info from zip codes

On Fri, 2004-03-05 at 11:29 -0600, Caleb Groom wrote:

> On Fri, 2004-03-05 at 11:18, Dan Winship wrote:
> > You should probably check that the information isn't already freely
> > available somewhere else.
> > 
> > At any rate, I'm pretty sure there are freely-usable SOAP services on
> > the web that evo could use.
> I have checked.  Try a quick google and you will find pages and pages of
> commercial companies selling the same thing.  I'd love to find free/Free
> access to this information.  Since I don't seem to be able to I thought
> I'd try to rally the troops. :)
> Re: SOAP, this data is rather static, I was thinking the gathered data
> could be hard coded like the country listings in Evolution.

It's curious that there's such a variety of people selling this
information, when the "horse's mouth" is free :o)


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