[OSM-dev] way 27483626 UTF-8 truncation

Brett Henderson brett at bretth.com
Sat Oct 4 06:24:12 BST 2008

Florian Lohoff wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 01:36:31PM +0100, Matt Amos wrote:
>> Subject: [OSM-dev] way 27483626 UTF-8 truncation
>> i just noticed that the hourly change file
>> 2008100310-2008100311.osc.gz has an invalid UTF-8 string in the note
>> tag for way 27483626 (
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/27483626/history ). i have
>> trunctated it to the nearest word, so this email is just to give
>> forewarning that hourly or daily diff imports today might have a bit
>> of trouble.
>> its the same problem as discussed here
>> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/dev/2008-August/011525.html
> Another 2 change files contain utf-8 bugs and osmosis refuses to process
> them:
> 200810031022-200810031023.osc
> 200810031023-200810031024.osc
I've tested both of these files and they seem okay.  The only problem I 
can find is way 27483626 which has a broken "note" tag in file 
2008100310-2008100311.osc.  Are you sure these files are broken?

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