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From Steven Caswell <steven.casw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [io][lang] CSV parser contribution
Date Fri, 03 Jun 2005 11:09:09 GMT
On 6/2/05, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I'm +1 for [csv] as its own component.


+1 

I'm happy to volunteer to do whatever grunt work would be involved in 
getting csv set up as a commons component.

A solid 3 class component is still a good component, even if it can
> handle its necessary functionality in 3 classes.
> 
> Stefan, your ending comment of:
> 
> "Please note that this contribution is dedicated to the Apache Software
> Foundation, thank you for not using it otherwise."
> 
> makes me worried that you might not be aware what you're getting into.
> While Netcetera AG retain copyright to their original codebase, the
> Apache version is very liberally licenced and if it should become part
> of an ASF codebase, then anyone can use it otherwise.
> 
> The feature list looks nice though :)
> 
> Hen
> 
> On 6/2/05, Gary Gregory <ggregory@seagullsoftware.com> wrote:
> > Hello:
> >
> > You may want to check the following implementation:
> >
> > http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=31355
> >
> > I am not sure what the best place for this is [io], [lang], [codec]?
> >
> > Gary
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Stefan Rufer [mailto:stefan.rufer@netcetera.ch]
> > Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2005 1:53 AM
> > To: commons-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > Subject: [io][lang] CSV parser contribution
> >
> > Following the discussion about CSV parsing/writing on this list
> > Netcetera AG would like to contribute a CSV parser to jakarta.
> >
> > Features:
> > - configurable delimiter (delimiter may appear in complex values)
> > - complex values (including newlines -> multiline values)
> > - unicode escapes
> > - empty line skipping support
> > - comment support
> > - hardcoded record separators (\n or \r\n)
> >
> > According to Simon Kitching, commons-io or commons-lang might be a place
> > for
> > such a simple implementation. If you have any better idea feel free to
> > hand it
> > on inside jakarta.
> >
> > Source and test code can be found here
> > ftp://ftp.netcetera.ch/pub/csvparser.jar
> >
> > It's widely used in our projects and proved to be stable up to today.
> >
> > Please note that this contribution is dedicated to the Apache Software
> > Foundation, thank you for not using it otherwise.
> >
> >
> > cu
> > Stefan
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > Stefan Rufer stefan.rufer@netcetera.ch
> > Netcetera AG, 8040 Zuerich phone +41 1 247 79 92 fax +41 1 247 70 75
> >
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