[OSM-dev] International characters in Potlatch on Linux

Erik Johansson erjohan at gmail.com
Sat May 17 02:48:43 BST 2008

On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 2:26 AM, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:
> Hi all,
> One of the most frequently reported issues for Potlatch is that it's
> almost impossible for Linux users to enter non-Latin characters in
> tags. This appears to be a bug in Linux Flash Player.
> Browsing through one of the Flash developers' blogs earlier (http://
> www.kaourantin.net/), I spotted this in the list of bugs fixed in the
> latest Flash (

Right click -> about flash:
Version 9.0.124

And no I can't input åäö, this did work before upgrading from
I tested creating nodes with Å in it, both are deleted now.

Before upgrade: node/265014964
after upgrade: node/265016272

Nowing has a Cross platform exploit makes it kind of
interesting to run.. ;-)

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