quick and smart way for parsing a CSV file?

Hank soundwave56 at yahoo.ca
Fri Sep 5 03:34:48 CEST 2003


I'm using ActivePython2.2 which has the win32 extensions included.
Don't think they have a ActivePython2.3 out yet.

Also I was trying out PAGE which needed 2.2. Don't have the resources
to recompile for 2.3.

Thanks for the help!

"Michael Peuser" <mpeuser at web.de> wrote in message news:<bj85d3$iav$03$1 at news.t-online.com>...
> <achrist at easystreet.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> news:3F5656CA.519ABADF at easystreet.com...
> > Hank wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I have a CSV file from excel that looks like this (simplified):
> > >
>  .........
> >
> >
> > import csv
> >
> > dicts  = []
> >
> > inputFile = open("SomeDurnFileName.csv",  "rb")
> > parser = csv.reader(inputFile)
> 
> If you do not use Python 2.3 for some reason or other there is a third party
> CSV that is fast and workes fine with Python 2.2 (but uses a different
> interface of course)
> http://www.object-craft.com.au/projects/csv/
> 
> Kindly
> Michael P




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