[fdo-users] Re: OSM shape file limitations using with FDO due
to : in column names
greg.boone at autodesk.com
Thu Jan 6 16:02:39 EST 2011
I notice that the only file in this data set that has problems loading is the location data (victoria_location.shp).
I can take a look to see if something can be done here, but it may not be a trivial change.
From: fdo-users-bounces at lists.osgeo.org [mailto:fdo-users-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Zac Spitzer
Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2011 2:48 AM
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Subject: [fdo-users] Re: OSM shape file limitations using with FDO due to : in column names
the PostgreSQL FDO provider is already doing such remapping
On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 6:45 PM, Zac Spitzer <zac.spitzer at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been playing around with some of the OSM shape file exports
> alas, FDO doesn't like the some of column conventions used
> Error: An exception occurred in FDO component.
> Invalid Feature schema element name 'ADDR:CITY'; must not contain ':'
> which is because the feature class used : as a delimiter
> as OSM data is pretty common and getting more and more popular,
> would it be possible to remap those : characters to something else ie "_"
> rather than just throwing an error and failing ?
> i doubt many shape files have identical column names which only differ
> between ":" and "_"
> even without remapping, it would be nice if such incompatible columns could
> just be ignored in the interim
> Zac Spitzer
> Solution Architect / Director
> Ennoble Consultancy Australia
> +61 405 847 168
Solution Architect / Director
Ennoble Consultancy Australia
+61 405 847 168
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