[Phpmyadmin-devel] about export and CSV

Michal Čihař michal at cihar.com
Mon Jul 12 09:58:43 CEST 2010


Dne Fri, 09 Jul 2010 08:06:06 -0400
Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> napsal(a):

> Lori,
> 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.

I though this is reason for having CSV and CSV for Excel. So having CSV
by default separated by comma would make sense.

	Michal Čihař | http://cihar.com | http://blog.cihar.com
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