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From "Henri Yandell (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (LANG-374) Add escaping for CSV columns to StringEscapeUtils
Date Sun, 02 Dec 2007 03:38:43 GMT

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Henri Yandell commented on LANG-374:
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It's still a parser though.

Effectively we're providing a method to implement parsers.  Unless it's a spreadsheet in which
for some reason each cell is parsing a subelement; but that seems less likely.

Given the huge plethora of csv parsers out there, I'm not sure adding a method to Lang that
does a tiny part of the job is a good idea. This doesn't feel like the Java time vs JODA time
bit where there's some value in having a tiny bit of functionality in Lang before sending
people off to JODA.

I know the code's in there and all - but I don't think this adds enough to Lang.

> Add escaping for CSV columns to StringEscapeUtils
> -------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LANG-374
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LANG-374
>             Project: Commons Lang
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>    Affects Versions: 2.3
>            Reporter: Niall Pemberton
>            Assignee: Niall Pemberton
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 2.4
>
>         Attachments: Lang-374-escapeCsv-v2.patch, LANG-374-escapeDelimited.patch, StringEscapeUtils_v3.patch,
StringEscapeUtilsTest_v3.patch
>
>
> Add escaping for CSV columns to StringEscapeUtils.
> Further information on CSV columns available here:
>     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comma-separated_values
>     http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4180

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