[gdal-dev] Re: Preserving Character Encoding

Nicholas Efremov-Kendall n.e.kendall at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 08:57:30 EDT 2009

Hi all,
Just a quick question: This isn't a huge file, three entities, would it work
to just change the characters in a text editor?


On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 3:28 PM, Hermann Peifer <peifer at gmx.eu> wrote:

> Nicholas Efremov-Kendall wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I'm using ogr2ogr to convert a shp file to GML. The issue I'm having is
>> the GML file has gotten rid of some of the character encoding. I need for my
>> vector feature labels to maintain their character sets. Any suggestions?
> You might want to look at: http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/ticket/2971
> What has been implemented through ticket 2971 is some sort of quick fix.
> Even wrote about it:
> --- snip ---
> No, it's not the ultimate solution. Hopefully work will be done at some
> point in the shapefile driver so it can properly decode data from the DBF
> encoding to UTF-8.
> --- snip ---
> Hermann

Nicholas Efremov-Kendall
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