[Phpmyadmin-devel] about export and CSV

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Fri Jul 9 14:06:06 CEST 2010


your wrote on your blog
It is confusing why the default column termination symbol for CSV is a
semi-colon when a comma is expected ("comma-separated values").

I agree it's confusing but the semi-colon is there by default for a
reason: this is the character that Excel expects and we can't deny that
most users will use Excel to read back this file.

Marc Delisle

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