Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

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November 14th, 2013

wsrest2014 will take place on 7 April 2014 at the conference in Seoul. Stay tuned for the call of papers, following soon!

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:40 PM, Nov 14th, 2013 via Echofon)

@bsletten We write “1.234,5”, you go “1,234.5”. Take any spreadsheet software outsmarting itself trying to parse… Then have a cold beverage.

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@bsletten Corner cases _will_ occur. Just use a proper CSV parser (or TSV), don’t roll your own (cf. @RobertFischer twitter.com/RobertFischer/…)

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@bsletten TSV instead of CSV solves the majority of problems. Useful only if you control the other end obviously.

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@bsletten It’s legal, but an endless source of bugs: line.split(/,/) anyone? E.g., stumbled upon readability-formatted numbers: ,”1,234.5”,

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that /dev/null as a Service is a thing: devnull-as-a-service.com/code/ (via @pchampin)

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