[mapserver-dev] Allowing spaces in layer names (WMS/WFS)

Andrea Peri aperi2007 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 06:38:07 PDT 2015

Hi Taas,

the space is nt allowed in the layer name, instead the dot (as example yes).

The need to support an xml sintax is that the layer name are
retrivable from a GetCapabilities response that is an xml.


2015-07-02 14:16 GMT+02:00 Tamas Szekeres <szekerest at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> Could anyone explain the reason of limiting the layer names to valid XML tag
> names (not containing spaces or any special characters in that)? As far as I
> know the layer names don't appear a XML tags in the OWS requests and I
> couldn't find such limitation in the WFS specs either.
> Many clients uses spaces in layer names and this is causing issues for us.
> Thanks,
> Tamas
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