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When I think of CSV, I am usually referring to any character-delimited text, of which the comma ranks well down on the list of preferred delimiter characters. I much prefer the vertical bar, "|" ASCII code 0x7c, or the TAB character, ASCII code 0x09.

1) The advantage of the vertical bar that it almost never occurs in normal text.

2) The advantage of the tab is that it is trivially easy to export well-formed rows (lines) of tab-separated values from many databases and accounting applications, and they are the default import delimiter in Microsoft Excel.

I emphasized the import delimiter in connection with Excel to differentiate it from opening CSV files into Excel, since opening a CSV bypasses the import wizard, with frequently unwanted, if not outright distastrous, results.
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