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

Martijn van Oosterhout kleptog at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 07:55:32 GMT 2008


On Feb 12, 2008 4:38 AM, Brett Henderson <brett at bretth.com> wrote:
> Presumably '�' (looks like a white question mark inside a black
> triangle) isn't the intended character though, I wonder how it got in
> there ... unless I'm missing a required characterset for display on my
> end ...

It's really that character. From the API I get "ef bf bd" which is
unicode 0xFFFD which is:
http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/fffd/index.htm

Presumably some tool that was editiing it didn't know what it really was...

Have a nice day,
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Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at gmail.com> http://svana.org/kleptog/


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