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Problem: Using projection strings with the " Java Connector tag does not work correctly

Description

Using a projection string instead of ID for coordSys, filterCoordSys or featureCoordSys with the Java Connector tag library does not work correctly.

Cause

The following is a typical projection string:

PROJCS["World_Mollweide",GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",DATUM["D_WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS_1984",6378137,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["Degree",0.017453292519943295]],PROJECTION["Mollweide"],PARAMETER["False_Easting",0],PARAMETER["False_Northing",0],PARAMETER["Central_Meridian",0],UNIT["Meter",1]]


The Java Connector tag library documentation states that the quotes must be escaped as in the example above using " Escaping is the term used when a character is made differently, so it can be read by HTML. The Java Connector tag quotes are escaped using "

PROJCS["World_Mollweide",GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",DATUM["D_WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS_1984",6378137,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0],UNIT["Degree",0.017453292519943295]],PROJECTION["Mollweide"],PARAMETER["False_Easting",0],PARAMETER["False_Northing",0],PARAMETER["Central_Meridian",0],UNIT["Meter",1]]


This method of escaping quotes does not work correctly with the Java Connector.

Solution or Workaround

Instead of using ", use a backslash in front of the quotes, as shown in the example below:

String str = "PROJCS[\"World_Mollweide\",GEOGCS[\"GCS_WGS_1984\",DATUM[\"D_WGS_1984\",SPHEROID[\"WGS_1984\",6378137,298.257223563]],PRIMEM[\"Greenwich\",0],UNIT[\"Degree\",0.017453292519943295]],PROJECTION[\"Mollweide\"],PARAMETER[\"False_Easting\",0],PARAMETER[\"False_Northing\",0],PARAMETER[\"Central_Meridian\",0],UNIT[\"Meter\",1]]";