[demo] Emojis in overpass turbo!! 😍😈😃

Posted by mmd on 7 January 2017 in English (English)

Emojis are only a fingertip away on your iPhone... it was only a matter of time until they show up on OSM as well. The following query finds all those emojis - worldwide:

Thanks to tyr_asd for the MapCSS enhanced version below

A bit more serious: how about searching for mixed language names like name=Vinh-Loi Asien-Supermarkt 榮利市場 : check out the following query!

Do you find regular expressions with full Unicode support useful and want to see them in one of the next official Overpass API releases? It's your turn now, vote for it on Github or leave a comment here!

Comment from tyr_asd on 10 January 2017 at 16:29


Here's the query usefully combined with some mapcss: 😎😎😎

Comment from ff5722 on 13 January 2017 at 16:40

Thanks! Now I can start correcting mixed language names in China (of which there are many...)

Comment from frodrigo on 14 January 2017 at 10:40

Few week ago we also add a new check in Osmoss-QA about this, it reveals lot of (in)interesting thing:

And the slipy smiley map : There even one in the holly city of Kalsruhe

Mixed language also come this the same check:

Comment from mmd on 14 July 2017 at 17:40

Here's another great question where ICU regular expressions come in handy:

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