On Thu, 2010-03-18 at 12:56 +0100, Jochen Schultz wrote:
> > Microsoft managed to basterdise this format
> > a bit as well, and lets you use tabs, spaces and all sorts of other
> > characters to delimit data fields. Someone obviously didn't mention to
> > them that the file type is 'comma separated values'!
> Or maybe it is because someone told them, that there is data out there,
> that might contain commas?
The csv format allows for quote marks which can serve to escape commas:
"data, with commas"
And for escaping quote marks, you just use triple quote marks:
"some text """with quotes""" "