eBay is a real mess. The API's I use are all JSON.
But that's how I found the issue with DATA-INTO and null (empty) element sets.

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From: RPG400-L [mailto:rpg400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Grizzly Malchow
Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 5:06 PM
To: RPG programming on the IBM i (AS/400 and iSeries) <rpg400-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: External: Re: CSV parsing with imbedded JSON

I am picking it up directly from eBay. I see that they make the same file available in XML format, so I can try that instead.



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From: RPG400-L <rpg400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of John Yeung
Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 4:02 PM
To: RPG programming on the IBM i (AS/400 and iSeries) <rpg400-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: External: Re: CSV parsing with imbedded JSON

Unfortunately, your data doesn't conform to any *well established* CSV conventions. It definitely doesn't follow "Excel-flavored" CSV. How did your data get generated in the first place?
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