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Re: Proposed changes for RFC 4180

From: Yakov Shafranovich <yakov-ietf@shaftek.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:40:44 -0400
Message-ID: <CAPQd5oTO997cf4iWaMYeV=eaFSVgNKUqoOPbaURdPGzfCJRgCw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org>
Cc: W3C CSV on the Web Working Group <public-csv-wg@w3.org>
I am afraid that including anything else other than simply using "\"
for escaping double quotes would make the RFC way too complex and
unlikely to get approved.

Yakov

On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 5:35 AM, Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org> wrote:
> On 08/04/14 03:59, Gregg Kellogg wrote:
>>
>> On Apr 7, 2014, at 7:34 PM, Yakov Shafranovich <yakov-ietf@shaftek.org>
>> wrote:
>
> ...
>
>
>>> 4. Allow escaping via backslashes in addition to "". Obvious question
>>> is how to distinguish between which method is being used.
>
>
> Is that an "as well as" or an "alternative" - i.e. can be be mixed?
>
> Is this
>
> "abc""def\"ghi"
>
> a way to write
>
> abc"def"ghi
>
> ?
>
> Does it include the usual suspects \n \r etc?
>
> That would be good for avoiding raw newline issues and also line-by-line
> processing.
>
>         Andy
>
>>
>> Gregg
>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Yakov
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
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