[Openstreetmap-dev] CSV transport encoding scheme
dave-osm at earth.li
Thu Jan 26 09:31:06 GMT 2006
On Wed, Jan 25, 2006 at 04:18:26PM +0100, Immanuel Scholz wrote:
> If you use these as a parser, it also implies that keys/values does not
> contain any character incompatible with StringTokenizer/split. These are
> line feeds, carrige returns, tabs (since used as delimiter in the outer
> structure), \0, EOF...
> All these were possible with XML as transport scheme. So it is when using
XML does not allow \0 or EOF.
The XML spec defines
Char ::= #x9 | #xA | #xD | [#x20-#xD7FF] | [#xE000-#xFFFD] |
The characters 0-8, 11, 12 and 15-31 are not valid in XML.
Similarly, I have not seen any standard that defines a means of putting
commas, EOF and new lines in CSV files consistently.
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