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Delimiters and Special Characters

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Clause 6.6.4 of Part 1 states that "to communicate Delimiters in a Cell [...] the Delimiters shall be immediately preceded by a backslash character (Unicode U+005C). Therefore the string A|B would have to be communicated as A\|B.":

Assume that a creation has three contributors: Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel and 24|7. This will need to be communicated as

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Paul Simon|Art Garfunkel|24\\|7

Note that there are no quotes used to enclose either the complete string or its three components. If one adds a fourth contributor called “Mad Dog” Dolly, one would have  

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Paul Simon|Art Garfunkel|24\\|7|"Mad Dog" Dolly

 

Assume that a creation has three contributors: Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel and 24\7. This will need to be communicated as

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Paul Simon|Art Garfunkel|24\\\7