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Re: CSV annoying

a CSV is a CSV,

if you need more structure just use xml or if its specifically intended for opening in spreadsheets use the ODF spreadsheet format.

there are solutions. use a acsv for sharing CSV data, if it needs more structure then use ODF & structure as you want and need.

use a CSV then don't complain that there is no standard when there are standards you could use.

Your issue is different to those that want to import data into a sheet or the spreadsheet mangles the data on entry/import.

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