While you can do everything you need to with XML files, this format is not the most convenient when you need to provide larger amounts of data, especially given that many people are more comfortable preprocessing data in Calc or other spreadsheet software. Another advantage of the CSV format is that it is what you get when you use the standard export function. In this recipe, we'll take a look at importing table-like data.
Traditionally, access-control lists (ACLs – refer to Chapter 11, Access Security) are a type of data that is loaded through CSV files:
- Add security/ir.model.access.csv to your data files:
'data': [ ... 'security/ir.model...