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Re: [xml-dev] How would you represent in XML this Comma SeparatedValue (CSV)?

You did not disclose whether you are certain that a dash character represents a null value or has some other meaning.
With the information available, the '-' would be a string value as the <make>-</make>

On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 8:04 AM Costello, Roger L. <costello@mitre.org> wrote:

Hi Folks,


Consider this CSV:



How would you represent that in XML? In particular, how would you represent the row with a dash in the Make field:



Would you represent the row this way:



xsi:nil="true" seems like the ideal thing to use in this situation. What do you think? How would you represent in XML that row of CSV?



Timothy W. Cook

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