[thelist] Proximity/Radius searching?

Erik Heerlein erik at erikheerlein.com
Fri Jul 22 08:42:24 CDT 2005

> Your method is based on a very flawed assumption, seemingly supported 
> by
> examination of only a tiny subset of the data.  Zip codes do *not* 
> work that
> way.  Anybody that provides a paying client with a dealer locator 
> based on
> this logic is doing themselves and their client a major disservice.

I agree, it's not the best way to do it. It was just a way to get it 
done quickly and the client understood it wasn't a scientific method. I 
didn't write it, the previous programmer did, but yeah, you can call it 
the "duct tape" solution.

Erik Heerlein
erik at erikheerlein.com

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