[Pdx-pm] Parsing CSV Files
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Sat Feb 29 04:14:43 PST 2020
The standard nowadays is actually Text::CSV.
It will automatically use Text::CSV_XS as the backend if available, and
On Fri, 28 Feb 2020, Andrew Clapp wrote:
> Thanks! I'll check it out. Weird name for a "standard".
> On Fri, Feb 28, 2020 at 6:30 PM Andy Lester <andy at petdance.com> wrote:
>> Text::CSV_XS is pretty much the standard.
>>> On Feb 28, 2020, at 8:27 PM, Andrew Clapp <andrew.clapp at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello folks, I'm seeking advice on a module if anyone out there knows
>>> of something that's already there.
>>> I'm looking at a few different options from cpan but I'm stuck on
>>> finding a ready made solution for this one. There's gotta be
>>> something I missed. Here's the problem in brief.
>>> I have to parse a CSV file, but it's double-quote wrapped, with commas
>>> in the fields.
>>> Example with a header...
>>> "ID","name","desc","detailed desc"
>>> "1234","thing","A nifty phrase that's easy to read","some, list, of
>>> things, with commas, not so easy"
>>> I've tried Pasrse::CSV which looks promising, and tried doing it
>>> myself, which works, but it's kludgey beyond useful legibility. I
>>> believe there's a good way to do this that I've not seen yet.
>>> Thanks for looking.
>>> Andrew S. Clapp
>>> Aeonic Enterprises
>>> "They're always searching for the magic bullet, and actually it's the
>>> culmination of a lot of different things." -Ken Fischer
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> Andrew S. Clapp
> Aeonic Enterprises
> "They're always searching for the magic bullet, and actually it's the
> culmination of a lot of different things." -Ken Fischer
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