Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

#2063 assigned task

Write test to verify that you cannot upload tags with ascii control chars

Reported by: Shaun McDonald Owned by: Shaun McDonald
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: api Version:
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Description

You shouldn't be able to put ascii control characters into the OSM database, as it can break the diffs.

http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/dev/2009-July/016153.html

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by Shaun McDonald

Via the AMF Controller. There are some unicode chars that are not valid in XML.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by Richard

This may actually be a ming fuckup, see http://bugs.libming.org/show_bug.cgi?id=88 .

Potlatch has historically stopped you entering 0x00-0x1F. Unfortunately the code to do this is newly broken in latest Ming. At the weekend I needed to commit some Potlatch stuff on a machine that only had the latest Ming installed, so had to temporarily remove the check.

Will recompile with Ming 0.3 asap.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by Shaun McDonald

Status: newassigned

We'll need to add that check to Rails too, in the AMF controller where the strings are read. We don't need to do this on the nwr models, as the XML parser automatically does this check for us, thus would just slow things down unnecessarily.

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by Tom Hughes

Component: adminapi
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