On Tue, Sep 15, 2020 at 06:43:11PM +0100, Jonathan Matthews wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Sep 2020 at 16:42, Tim Düsterhus <t...@bastelstu.be> wrote:
> 
> > Why not use the Tab (0x09) as separator and make the output a proper TSV?
> 
> 
> I’m only 2% joking when I point out that ASCII already has single-byte
> inter-field and inter-record delimiters defined, just waiting to be used
> ... :-)
> 
> https://ronaldduncan.wordpress.com/2009/10/31/text-file-formats-ascii-delimited-text-not-csv-or-tab-delimited-text/
> 
> http://html-codes.info/ascii/standard/What-is-the-ASCII-value-of-record%20separator_30
> 

The problem with this is that it's not human readable since this is a
non-printable character. I prefer to keep it simple.

-- 
William Lallemand

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