Comma-Delimited Files on Macs

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Sat Sep 17 20:12:53 EDT 2011


On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 6:06 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:

>
> That said, tab-delimited is a better choice.  CSV must die:
> <http://www.fourthworld.com/embassy/articles/csv-must-die.html>
>
> --
>  Richard Gaskin
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And this brings to mind a question.  Why is LiveCode's default delimiter a
comma, such as in the dateItems?  Is it simply because it is visible,
whereas a TAB is not?

˜Roger



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