[OSM-dev] Numeric OSM tag keys

Andy Allan gravitystorm at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 13:01:19 UTC 2016


On 5 August 2016 at 12:51, Stadin, Benjamin
<Benjamin.Stadin at heidelberg-mobil.com> wrote:

> What is the allowed syntax for OSM tag keys? Is there actually a
> restriction, like OSM tag keys must follow common variable name syntax?

Tags keys and tag values can be 256 UTF-8 characters long, with a few
invalid characters based on the XML specification. But otherwise
there's no limits to what can be found in them.

Thanks,
Andy



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