[OSM-talk] planet.osm tags

Erik Johansson erjohan at gmail.com
Mon Apr 10 17:06:06 BST 2006

On 4/10/06, Johnny Doe <uucp1 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> - Many tags are gpsbabelized in an ugly way:
> Älvsjövägen
> - an unfortunate (IMHO) newspeak is used:

The same issue. Muench -> Münch, Älvsjö -> Aelsjeo..

Is there anyone here who has country polygons? Because it would be
easy to convert these tags as long as you know what encoding they are
in.  Just incase somone isn't using latin-1.

To fix this, the backend doa.rb should only accept UTF-8, perhaps be
very harsh  on requiring "Content-Type: text/xml; charset=urf-8" on

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