[OSM-dev] [API] What characters to escape in tag keys/values?

Chris Browet cbro at semperpax.com
Fri Dec 30 15:54:11 GMT 2011

On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 16:36, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:

> On 30/12/11 15:19, Chris Browet wrote:
>  On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 15:41, Andy Allan <gravitystorm at gmail.com
>> <mailto:gravitystorm at gmail.com**>> wrote:
>>    Sorry not to be able to help directly! Maybe if you can provide a
>>    payload that the devs can replay against a local copy of the rails
>>    port, that would help. And feel free to experiment against
>>    http://api06.dev.**openstreetmap.org<http://api06.dev.openstreetmap.org>
>> Thanks.
>> Here is an osmchange showing th issue:
>> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/**7264433/test.osc<http://dl.dropbox.com/u/7264433/test.osc>
> I'm still unclear what API method exactly is giving you the problem...
> When I read your original email I assumed you were talking about problems
> reading such an entity from the API but in that case I assume you would
> have given a URL for the problem object or area.
> So are you talking about a diff upload? An individual object PUT call?
> I would also mention of course that bugs should really be reported in trac
> with full details of how to reproduce them.
Sorry, I realize I haven't been clear.

It is when trying, via merkaartor, i.e. the api, to upload a new object.
Re TRAC, obviously, but I wanted to be sure it was an api bug rather than a
merkaartor one.

I guess Frederik's replay confirm this is an api bug.

- Chris -
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