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Why the CSV standard library is broken (Part IV) - Numerics aka Magic Type Inference

Hello, I’ve written a new (and fourth) episode on why the CSV standard library is broken, broken, broken (and how to fix it). Let’s have a look at numerics a.k.a. auto-magic type inference for strings and numbers. Questions and comments welcome. Cheers. Prost. PS: If you want to see other (more) CSV formats / dialects pre-configured and supported “out-of-the-box” in the new csv reader, please tell.

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