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On Friday 06 December 2002 15:29, Sean McGrath wrote:
> >XML is OK (not perfect, but OK) for documents. But I'd rather have CSV
> > for inherently tabular data; it's easier to program, you can manipulate
> > it with AWK, it's compact, the encoders/decoders have small footprints,
> > and there's lots of software that handles it. And, for various reasons,
> > I do not feel particularly bound to being defined in terms of text;
> > character encoding issues make this a nightmare in practice!
> Interesting, given that CSV *IS* text and only text.
I know, that was intended to be a progression... various texty things, THEN
"I do not feel particularly bound to just being texty", then some non-texty
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