On Aug 17, 2009, at 10:54 AM, John Mcleod wrote:

> Hello All,

Hello.

> Is it practical to import data from a csv file, via FasteCSV to a
> temporary data structure, like a hash, for editing purposes?

I don't see why it wouldn't be.  FasterCSV::Row has a to_hash()  
method.  I use this regularly to pump CSV rows into ActiveRecord's  
create!() method to add records to my database.

James Edward Gray II