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From Chris Anderson <jch...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Bulk CSV import?
Date Thu, 14 Jan 2010 22:10:43 GMT
On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 2:08 PM, Brian Candler <B.Candler@pobox.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 12:58:36PM -0800, Roger Binns wrote:
>> > But what about importing?
>>
>> Although CSV may seem trivial, it is actually a nightmarish format.
>
> I never said it was a good format for all applications, but there are cases
> for which it works well.
>
>> That said, if you do want to import CSV may I suggest using APSW.
>
> You miss my point. I was asking for a way by which a CouchApp author could
> provide their user with an import facility (whether it be XML, CSV or
> whatever), which they could drive through their browser.
>
> Anyway, it's not high on my priority list. I'm just identifying things in my
> current Rails-based app which would need to be sorted if porting it to a
> CouchApp.

Yeah I definitely like this feature. Bonus points if it is streamed
instead of buffers (or supports a stream mode).

Chris

>
> Regards,
>
> Brian.
>



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