On 11 July 2011 18:18, Arnaud Disant <arnaud.disant at fix-it.ie> wrote:
> This is a recurrent issue and not necessarily related to this problem in
> particular... It seems Ireland keep copying UK after spending 3000 years
> wishing they would never have sat foot on the island. Post codes don't have
> to be letters, numbers would work too...
I guess you are referring to something like the French system where the
postcode starts with the number of the county, followed by 3 further digits.
000 seems to always be the number of the capital of the county. I don't
think it is a great system to be honest, because my postcode which is 61000
narrows my location down to the city of Alencon. I don't think that is
what they are going for. The alphanumeric systems like UK and the
Netherlands can pinpoint exactly where you are while not making the postcode
too long to remember.
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