[OSM-dev] Escaping characters in node/way tags

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Thu Mar 1 12:16:37 GMT 2007


> Currently node tags are stored in the OSM db as a string like this:
>    highway=primary;name=High Street;ref=A429
> whereas way tags are stored in a separate table with 'k' and 'v'  
> columns.

If that is true then it is the obligation of the API to quote (and  
unquote) stuff according to its internal needs. I'm sure it is not  
the user's job to think about internal workings of the API and submit  
data in a format deemed suitable!


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