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Re^4: Best X-delimited format?

by Aristotle (Chancellor)
on Sep 18, 2002 at 20:16 UTC ( [id://198994]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: Re: Best X-delimited format?
in thread Best X-delimited format?

XML allows much flexibility in adding, moving, and rearranging the data.
That's just hype. Perl will allow you to do the same things on CSV files just as easily. I see no reason at all to use a difficult to parse and bloated XML representation over named-column CSV files, provided the data is strongly tabular.

Makeshifts last the longest.

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