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From Benedikt Ritter <brit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [csv] release 1.0?
Date Sun, 22 Jun 2014 15:58:41 GMT
2014-06-18 0:04 GMT+02:00 sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>:

> On 17 June 2014 14:39, Tillmann Gaida <tillmann.gaida@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi everybody,
> >
> > I'm a long time user of csv and am eagerly awaiting the 1.0 release.
> > Two major "bugs" are unresolved:
> >
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CSV-35 Escaped line separators
> > are not supported
> >
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CSV-58 Unescape handling needs
> rethinking
> >
> > IMHO the first one may be addressed after version 1.0. I feel like any
> > workaround for this issue will still work for any changes that might
> > be made in reaction to it.
>
> That's probably true.
>
> > The second one should in my opinion be resolved before 1.0. I feel
> > like users will be relying strongly on how escaping is handled. I'm
> > not quite sure about the status of the issue, but any escape chars
> > appearing or disappearing in 1.1 would be quite questionable for a
> > component as fundamental as csv parsing and writing. I for one
> > repeatedly chose apache commons-csv not only for the simple API, but
> > for the name as well, which in my head stands for: "don't worry about
> > it. we got this figured out."
>
> I agree, this really needs sorting before a release.
> Although it only affects the behaviour of CSV (not the API), it is
> such a fundamental part of CSV parsing that it really needs to work in
> the first release.
>

The question is: does anybody have the time to work on this issue?


>
> > My personal preference would be Csv* instead of CSV* as well. I am
> > using json-lib as well as gson and I prefer gson's Json* naming over
> > json-libs JSON* naming because it auto-completes a lot faster (JA
> > instead of JSONA for JsonArray/JSONArray if the IDE uses camel-case
> > auto-complete).
> >
> > Kind Regards
> >
> > Tillmann Gaida
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 8:54 AM, Gabriel Reid <gabriel.reid@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> I'm definitely in favor of going for a 1.0 release. I think that the
> >> delay in releasing it introduces more potential problems than the two
> >> open Jira issues that are blocking the release ever will.
> >>
> >> - Gabriel
> >>
> >> On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 4:05 AM, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>> The public API is OK, and the internal stuff seems OK.
> >>>
> >>> But it feels like we've reviewed this so many times and we seem stuck.
> >>>
> >>> Gary
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 5:20 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> And are we sure that the API is OK?
> >>>>
> >>>> On 16 June 2014 21:26, Siegfried Goeschl <
> siegfried.goeschl@it20one.com>
> >>>> wrote:
> >>>> > Hi Gary,
> >>>> >
> >>>> > what are the JIRAs for the “corner issues”?
> >>>> >
> >>>> > Cheers,
> >>>> >
> >>>> > Siegfried Goeschl
> >>>> >
> >>>> >
> >>>> > On 16 Jun 2014, at 17:00, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>> >
> >>>> >> Hi All,
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> It seems we have been stuck for a while and that we are all
busy.
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> Should we pull the trigger and try to release 1.0?
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> Or, is anyone willing to step up and do work on the 1 or 2
> remaining
> >>>> corner
> >>>> >> issues?
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> Gary
> >>>> >>
> >>>> >> --
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