Poll: Do you use csv.Sniffer?

Mensanator mensanator at aol.com
Fri Sep 25 05:50:27 CEST 2009


On Sep 24, 9:26�pm, s... at pobox.com wrote:
> If you are a csv module user, I have a question for you: �Do you use the
> csv.Sniffer class?
>
> � � o Yes, frequently
> � � o Yes, on occasion
> � � o I tried it a few times but don't use it now
> � � X No, I don't need it
> � � o No, never heard of it
> � � o No (some other reason)
>
> If you don't use it, how do you figure out the structure of your csv files?
>
> � � X I just know
> � � o I stumble around in the dark trying different parameters until the csv
> � � � reader starts to spit out useful data
>
> If csv.Sniff was to be removed from a future version of Python, how
> difficult would it be to adapt?
>
> � � X No problem
> � � o No problem as long as you make it available via PyPI
> � � o It would be a problem
>
> If it would be a problem for you (which would not easily be solved by adding
> it to PyPI), feel free to describe why it would be a challenge for you. �In
> fact, please feel free to add any other comments you like to your response.
>
> Private replies please.
>
> Thanks,
>
> --
> Skip Montanaro - s... at pobox.com -http://www.smontanaro.net/
> � � Getting old sucks, but it beats dying young




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