Eric L. [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] : # In the csv file, # line 1,"1" # line 2, "2" # Is it a bug or expected? imho, a bug.
on 2006-04-27 10:37
on 2006-04-27 11:01
Peña wrote: > Eric L. [mailto:email@example.com] : > > # In the csv file, > # line 1,"1" > # line 2, "2" > # Is it a bug or expected? > > imho, a bug. No, it's not a bug. CSV is a simple delimited format. It's delimited by a comma character, not a comma then some arbitrary whitespace. That's how Microsoft's Excel and Access and SQL Server parsers deal with it, too. And, of course, Ruby's standard CSV library: irb(main):001:0> require 'csv' => true irb(main):002:0> CSV.parse 'line 1,"1"\nline 2, "2"\n' CSV::IllegalFormatError: CSV::IllegalFormatError from D:/Apps/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/csv.rb:607:in `get_row' from D:/Apps/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/csv.rb:556:in `each' from D:/Apps/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/csv.rb:127:in `parse' from (irb):2 Cheers, Dave