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> Frankly, I don't see much use of this format too... But perhaps there is a
> strong demand for it (reading config files? CSV/TSV?).

You mean the "*u"? Some uses are
- lines ;-)
- paragraphs ("*u\n\n")
- e-mail messages ("*u\nFrom ")
- mime parts (until boundary)
- XML parts?? (read("*u<", "*u>")) (I am not sure this is enough...)
- Lua functions, if you follow a reasonable identation ("*u\nend")

-- Roberto