[OSM-dev] Re: Re: [OSM-talk] planet.dump
immanuel.scholz at gmx.de
Thu Aug 3 09:19:05 BST 2006
> E.g. some time ago someone complained about the encoding in
> planet.osm, they gave the example of "Älvsjövägen" and said it looked
> horrible in the dump, it was UTF-8 encoded with "&"-entities.
That was a bug, where the server encoded the byte representation of UTF-8
as html-escapes, which is not valid.
> That was perfectly valid UTF-8, but perhaps not the thing you want to
> have in the DB.
Well, the xml was "well formed", but it was not a valid representation of
the original data. And it was fortunatly not in the DB ;-).
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