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RFC 4180, "Common Format and MIME Type for Comma-Separated Values (CSV) Files", October 2005

Source of RFC: IETF - NON WORKING GROUP

Errata ID: 5345
Status: Reported
Type: Technical

Reported By: Abed BenBrahim
Date Reported: 2018-04-30

Section 2 says:

6.  Fields containing line breaks (CRLF), double quotes, and commas 
should be enclosed in double-quotes.

It should say:

6.  Fields containing line breaks (CRLF), double quotes, and commas 
must be enclosed in double-quotes.

Notes:

CSV is clearly unparsable if commas are not enclosed in double quotes.

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