[OSM-dev] way 27483626 UTF-8 truncation

Brett Henderson brett at bretth.com
Sat Oct 4 06:28:35 BST 2008

Brett Henderson wrote:
> 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?
I've sent an email to TomH asking if he can fix the problematic tag.  If 
anybody has any other ideas on how to update the db let me know.


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