* separated values

Oleg Broytmann phd at phd.pp.ru
Tue Jan 15 14:53:09 CET 2002


On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 01:42:10PM +0000, Magnus Lie Hetland wrote:
> Basically, what I'm wondering is whether it would be possible to add
> such a beast to the standard library. It seems like a very natural
> format to support, doesn't it?

   I don't think so.

> I mean, if we have ConfigParser, why
> not csv?

   May be, better way will be to remove ConfigParser? No kidding, I really
mean it - why bload the library? Instead let us create Python CPAN and move
modules there. I think even XML libraries should be removed from the
standard lib.

Oleg.
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