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From Erick Erickson <>
Subject Re: exporting to CSV with solrj
Date Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:39:24 GMT

I can't tell you how many times questions like
"Why do you want to use CSV in SolrJ?" have
lead to solutions different from what the original
question might imply. It's a question I frequently
ask in almost the exact same way; it's a
perfectly legitimate question IMO.


On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 1:25 PM, Chris Hostetter
<> wrote:
> : "Why do you want to use CSV in SolrJ?"  Alexandre are you looking for a
> It's a legitmate question - part of providing good community support is
> making sure we understand *why* users are asking how to do something, so
> we can give good advice on other solutions people might not even have
> thought of -- teach a man to fish, vs give a man a fish, etc...
> ...if we understand *why* people ask questions, or aproach problems in
> certain ways, we can not only offer the best possible suggestions, but
> also consider how the underlying usecase (and other similar use cases like
> it) might be better served in the future.
> -Hoss

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