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Re: address matching and verification

From: Richard Huxton <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>
To: Aaron Griffin <agriffin(at)dmtispatial(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: address matching and verification
Date: 2006-02-16 17:32:07
Message-ID: 43F4B717.5060102@archonet.com (view raw or flat)
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Aaron Griffin wrote:
> I have two large databases of addresses (street name and number, postal
> code and municipality).  I need to match the addresses to varify that
> they actually do exist. 

Are you comparing the two databases?
Are the formats the same?
What rules are you going to use to determine a match - an exact match, 
or will you try to handle small spelling errors?
If there is a discrepancy is database A guaranteed to be right?
What about an address in B that isn't in A?

 > has anyone done this before with pgAdmin?

I'm not sure it's got anything to do with pgAdmin - that's just a 
user-interface to the database.

I'd write a small Perl script, but you'll need to provide more 
information if you'd like something more specific.

-- 
   Richard Huxton
   Archonet Ltd

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