Subject: Re: [boost] LIB CSV
From: Pete Bartlett (pete_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-08-04 22:26:46
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> On 4 Aug 2017, at 13:41, Klaim - JoÃ«l Lamotte via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 4 August 2017 at 12:56, Greger via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> During some time I have created this CSV library:
>> <a href="http://www.multi.fi/~ghaga/libcsv/html/index.html">htt
>> (For processing of CSV tables)
>> any use?good?bad?
> a few quick remarks:
> - unfortunately there is no standard CSV format,
There is an RFC though https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4180
Unfortunately, iirc, there is a slight difference between this RFC and the standard implied by the hugely used Microsoft Excel. If this is (still) true, a library that could paper over the differences could be useful for conversions. Python's CSV module takes a "dialect" parameter to do this.
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