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From Simone Tripodi <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Promote [csv] to Commons proper
Date Wed, 07 Mar 2012 19:31:27 GMT
Hi all,

IMHO if you could implement the readers as XMLReader instances, you
can get benefit from the powerful Digester matching rules and POJOs
I had a spike with Digester reading JSON via a javacc grammar but it
was not complete so never proposed it.

just my 0.0000002 cents,

On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 8:11 PM, Gary Gregory <> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 7:09 AM, Emmanuel Bourg <> wrote:
>> Le 07/03/2012 12:57, sebb a écrit :
>>  Since CSV is currently only a single package with very few classes,
>>> would it perhaps be suitable as a part of an existing Commons
>>> component?
>> [csv] is still small but will probably increase in size as more features
>> are integrated (like the bean mapping). I prefer to leave it as an
>> independent component. If it was to be merged with another component in the
>> future I think [flatfile] would be a better candidate.
> I like the name [flatfile], it does imply something more generic than just
> *Comma* separated values.
> I am intrigued by the idea of merging this into an existing component but I
> do not see which one would really fit. [io] comes close but I my mind
> [flatfile] could evolve into a JDBC driver. When I think about it that way,
> it does not fit into [io].
> I do like the idea of merging certain things though, so I might bring up
> merging [exec] into [lang] for example...
> Gary
>>  [This would solve the package name issue.]
>> Let's not try contortions to solve this issue. We have to admit that the
>> impact is limited. The solr-commons-csv artifact is not widely used, Solr
>> is going to fix the next releases, and for people importing the previous
>> release it'll be possible to exclude the dependency to avoid a conflict.
>> It's not perfect but it's good enough to keep the current package and
>> class names unchanged. Well put a warning on the main page to document the
>> issue.
>> Emmanuel Bourg
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