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- Subject: Re: ANN: IP-to-country lookup in Lua
- From: Philippe Lhoste <PhiLho@...>
- Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2008 16:10:29 +0100
On 21/01/2008 21:34, Duck wrote:
A company called Webnet77 publishes a free IP-to-Country database which,
though less detailed than other free geolocation data such as that from
Maxmind, consists of a single CSV file that's currently under 6MB in size
(under 1MB to download as a .gz file). It's updated every 24 hours.
Interesting. I wonder why they put the country name, it is a quite
redundant (as one could just use a secondary table, which could be
localized) and it would reduce the download size (a bit).
I suppose it is too late, if softwares already rely on it.
-- (near) Paris -- France
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