[Numpy-discussion] Possible roadmap addendum: building better text file readers

Wes McKinney wesmckinn@gmail....
Thu Feb 23 14:45:18 CST 2012


On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 3:31 PM, Éric Depagne <eric@depagne.org> wrote:
> Le jeudi 23 février 2012 21:24:28, Wes McKinney a écrit :
>>
> That would indeed be great. Reading large files is a real pain whatever the
> python method used.
>
> BTW, could you tell us what you mean by large files?
>
> cheers,
> Éric.

Reasonably wide CSV files with hundreds of thousands to millions of
rows. I have a separate interest in JSON handling but that is a
different kind of problem, and probably just a matter of forking
ultrajson and having it not produce Python-object-based data
structures.

- Wes


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