A CDE Definition
standard data format
(Standard Data Format) A simple file format that uses fixed length fields. It is commonly used to transfer data between different programs.
Pat Smith 5 E. 12 St. Rye NY
Ed Jones 20 Main St. New Hope PA
In contrast to SDF, the comma separated values (CSV) format uses variable length fields.
"Pat Smith","5 E. 12 St.","Rye","NY"
"Ed Jones","20 Main St.","New Hope","PA"
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