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From Paul Libbrecht <p...@activemath.org>
Subject Re: [jelly] csv file to database
Date Thu, 30 Jan 2003 16:24:38 GMT

Le Jeudi, 30 janv 2003, à 16:12 Europe/Berlin, Bernhard Wagner a écrit :
> Additionally, I would add an attribute to the csv tag called
> recordSeparator.
> There are some conventions as to how csv fields are encoded 
> (particularly in M$ environments), e.g. how to escape commas within 
> fields when comma is the field separator (typically by quoting the 
> field with double quotes ("); double quotes themselves within quoted 
> fields are quoted as double double quotes (""), etc. etc.).
> One trap that should be avoided: newlines within fields should not be
> misinterpreted as record separators...
> I am currently unaware of a Java library that would support these
> requirements but am willing to contribute outlining/implementing 
> something like this.

Is this actually specified somewhere ?
You're never sure in such a thing as M$ world...

Paul


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