Re: csv (comma separated value) file

On Mon, 2009-08-03 at 12:45 -0400, Tristan Van Berkom wrote:
> Currently its pretty easy using g_file_get_contents()/g_strsplit() 

CSV files are not just comma separated, and in some cases can have
column headers and other metadata.  There's also escaping.


You also have to deal with differing line ending conventions.

It's enough of a mess that both MS Office and most other
office programs today seem o use XML instead :-)

Probably gnumeric has code for this, though.


Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C,
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