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From adrian.c...@sandglass-software.com
Subject RE: [csv] Fixes for commons-csv
Date Tue, 01 Feb 2011 16:59:58 GMT
Having a JDBC driver would make using CSV files a lot simpler. If the  
"guts" were pluggable, you could use the same driver for SDF files,  
Excel files, Open Doc data, etc.

-Adrian

Quoting Gary Gregory <GGregory@seagullsoftware.com>:

> Hi All,
>
> I've just come across the need to do CSV work but from the JDBC POV.
>
> This made me think of this project and whether a JDBC CSV driver  
> could use [csv] as it's guts.
>
> The higher-level issue though, is whether I would use [csv] at all  
> when I can use a more complete API like JDBC.
>
> This might explain why [csv] never made it out of the sandbox.
>
> My question to Jacopo is: Have you considered going the JDBC route?
>
> Curious,
>
> Gary Gregory
> Senior Software Engineer
> Rocket Software
> 3340 Peachtree Road, Suite 820 . Atlanta, GA 30326 . USA
> Tel: +1.404.760.1560
> Email: ggregory@seagullsoftware.com
> Web: seagull.rocketsoftware.comĀ 
>
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jacopo Cappellato [mailto:jacopo.cappellato@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Friday, January 28, 2011 12:54
>> To: Commons Developers List
>> Subject: Re: [csv] Fixes for commons-csv
>>
>> Hi Gary,
>>
>> first of all, thanks for the quick response; please see my comments inline:
>>
>> On Jan 28, 2011, at 5:23 PM, Gary Gregory wrote:
>>
>> > Hi Jacopo,
>> >
>> > First, yes, please contribute updates and fixes.
>> >
>>
>> Great, will do.
>>
>> > Would you be willing to contribute more than 'small' things to turn the
>> project into a real 1.0 release?
>>
>> I think that the answer is "yes": we are using a snapshot for a project
>> here at work and it would be great if we could use a real release; I would
>> be happy to help in the process.
>>
>> Kind regards,
>>
>> Jacopo
>>
>> >
>> > I've not looked at the component in a loooong time so I am not sure what
>> would be needed.
>> >
>> > Gary Gregory
>> > Senior Software Engineer
>> > Rocket Software
>> > 3340 Peachtree Road, Suite 820 . Atlanta, GA 30326 . USA
>> > Tel: +1.404.760.1560
>> > Email: ggregory@seagullsoftware.com
>> > Web: seagull.rocketsoftware.com
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >> -----Original Message-----
>> >> From: Jacopo Cappellato [mailto:jacopo.cappellato@gmail.com]
>> >> Sent: Friday, January 28, 2011 11:14
>> >> To: dev@commons.apache.org
>> >> Subject: [csv] Fixes for commons-csv
>> >>
>> >> Hi all,
>> >>
>> >> I am a committer of the Apache OFBiz project and I am using commons-csv
>> for
>> >> a project at work.
>> >> I am wondering if there are plans to maintain the common-csv package; if
>> I
>> >> will submit some patches and small enhancements will they be considered?
>> >> If there is interest around this, I  may also be available to help to
>> >> resolve some of the Jira task listed here:
>> >>
>> >> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SANDBOX/fixforversion/12313514
>> >>
>> >> in order to be able to issue a release.
>> >>
>> >> Kind regards,
>> >>
>> >> Jacopo
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