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This document is also available in this non-normative format: e Pub The English version of this specification is the only normative version. Copyright © 2015 Tabular data is routinely transferred on the web in a variety of formats, including variants on CSV, tab-delimited files, fixed field formats, spreadsheets, HTML tables, and SQL dumps.
We would encourage groups that define tabular data formats to also define a mapping into the annotated tabular data model defined in this document.
This document was published by the CSV on the Web Working Group as a Recommendation.
Once an annotated table has been created, it can be processed in various ways, such as display, validation, or conversion into other formats.This processing is described in section As well as sections marked as non-normative, all authoring guidelines, diagrams, examples, and notes in this specification are non-normative.Everything else in this specification is normative.Others stick more closely to the most standard definition of CSV that there is, .Appendix A describes the various ways in which CSV is defined.