This format is designed to be easy to parse on systems without support for JSON or XML.
|document character encoding||UTF-8|
|table begins with||name|
|field represented as||name="value"|
|\ ¶ " characters in "value" are escaped with||\|
|\n character in "value" translated to||¶|
Example URI and response
Example Create/POST Message, URI and response
This example demonstrates the escaping of backslash (\), pilcrow (¶), double quotes ("), and the translation of newline into pilcrow (¶).
The unencoded "value" of the Comments field used below is:
Backslash: \ Pilcrow: ¶ Quote: "
When encoded as a single record in simple format, this becomes: