[gambit-list] fast csv parser (libcsv wrapped for gambit)

Phil Bewig pbewig at gmail.com
Sat Feb 10 09:38:21 EST 2007

I stand corrected.

It does read into a buffer, then parse one character at a time.  Perhaps my
function is slow because I read one character at a time instead of reading
into a buffer.


On 2/10/07, Phil Dawes <pdawes at users.sf.net> wrote:
> Phil Bewig wrote:
> >
> > Based on my very quick reading, it looks like libcsv doesn't allow
> > embedded newlines, doesn't handle odd end-of-line conventions, and hard
> > codes the comma as field separator.  Perhaps my code is slower because
> > it does all these things?
> >
> Hi Phil,
> I might be missing something, but I think it does everything except
> allow other field seperators. It also parses one character at a time.
> See the 'parse_csv' c function in:
> http://www.phildawes.net/2007/gambit-csv/0.1/csv.scm
> Cheers,
> Phil
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