[OSM-dev] UTF-8 errors in our DB, or elsewhere?

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Tue Feb 12 03:02:49 GMT 2008

On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 03:11:05AM +0100, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> And about the UTF-8 bugs in the database: are they real? For example:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/api/0.5/way/8138279
> doesn't seem proper UTF-8 to me but maybe I'm wrong. 

It is. You're wrong.

(You can find out if something is UTF-8 by running it through xmllint;
it will complain if there are character encoding issues.)

Christopher Schmidt

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