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1.1.5 Separators

A separator is a string of one or more contiguous characters as shown in Table 6.

 Table 6. Separator Characters                                             
 Separator                Meaning                                          
 ,                       Comma                                            
 .                       Period                                           
 ;                       Semicolon                                        
 (                        Left parenthesis                                 
 )                        Right parenthesis                                
 :                        Colon                                            
 "                       Quotation marks                                  
RevisionX  '                      RevisionX  Apostrophe                                       
RevisionX  X"                      RevisionX  Opening delimiter for a nonnumeric literal       
RevisionX  Z"                     
RevisionX  Opening delimiter for a null-terminated          
RevisionX  nonnumeric literal                               
RevisionX  N"                      RevisionX  Opening delimiter for a DBCS literal             
RevisionX  G"                      RevisionX  Opening delimiter for a DBCS literal             
 ==                       Pseudo-text delimiter                            


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