[OSM-dev] Disallowing certain characters in tag keys

Ulf Lamping ulf.lamping at googlemail.com
Sun Oct 17 19:54:55 BST 2010

Am 16.10.2010 22:31, schrieb Andreas Kalsch:
> I agree with
> whitespace - this can be very confusing
> "="
> To add:
> Make keys lowercase (or even remove diacritics), because keys are always
> simple names.

I've added a "Character" section to the page:


... that tries to summarise this discussion.

We might not want to disallow characters, but letting the mappers know 
which characters to avoid is a good idea IMHO.

Please improve it if you like ...

Regards, ULFL

More information about the dev mailing list