[Python-checkins] python/dist/src/Misc NEWS,1.1224,1.1225

andrewmcnamara at users.sourceforge.net andrewmcnamara at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Jan 13 12:31:02 CET 2005

Update of /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/Misc
In directory sc8-pr-cvs1.sourceforge.net:/tmp/cvs-serv5733/Misc

Modified Files:
Log Message:
Moved reader \r and \n processing from the iterator to the state machine -
this allows for better handling of newline characters in quoted fields (and
hopefully resolves Bug 967934).

Index: NEWS
RCS file: /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/Misc/NEWS,v
retrieving revision 1.1224
retrieving revision 1.1225
diff -u -d -r1.1224 -r1.1225
--- NEWS	13 Jan 2005 04:12:28 -0000	1.1224
+++ NEWS	13 Jan 2005 11:30:54 -0000	1.1225
@@ -48,10 +48,11 @@
   + the parser now removes the escapechar prefix from escaped characters.
   + when quoting=QUOTE_NONNUMERIC, the writer now tests for numeric
-    objects, rather than attempting to cast to float, and using the
-    success of that as the determinator.
+    types, rather than any object than can be represented as a numeric.
   + when quoting=QUOTE_NONNUMERIC, the reader now casts unquoted fields
     to floats.
+  + reader now allows \r characters to be quoted (previously it only allowed
+    \n to be quoted).
   + writer doublequote handling improved.
   + Dialect classes passed to the module are no longer instantiated by
     the module before being parsed (the former validation scheme required

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