> On 17 Aug., 04:38, Bertram Scharpf <li... / bertram-scharpf.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Am Freitag, 17. Aug 2007, 09:44:58 +0900 schrieb William James:
>
> > James Edward Gray II wrote:
> > > On Aug 16, 2007, at 2:35 PM, William James wrote:
>
> > > > This is the best I've come up with so far.  It should handle any CSV
> > > > record
> > > > (i.e., fields may contain commas, double quotes, and newlines).
>
> > > You are pretty much rewriting FasterCSV here.  Why do that when we
> > > could just use it instead?
>
> > That is a dishonest comment.
>
> Coding is a kind of sports to me. Besides that it is not my
> decision what you do with your time.
>
> I often recode things that are already written and
> well-proofed. Sometimes my code is better, sometimes I learn
> from comparing it. Sometimes it brings just new ideas to me.
>
> So go on and do what you like; I think that's still the main
> purpose of open source. Though it might not have been an
> actually valuable contribution to this list I had fun
> reading your solution.
>
> Bertram
>
> --
> Bertram Scharpf
> Stuttgart, Deutschland/Germanyhttp://www.bertram-scharpf.de



Just a pointer to yet another CSV parsing regex: http://snippets.dzone.com/posts/show/4430

Cheers,

b.