The rowrecord package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

Given rows of String data with column headings, this library will create values of user-defined record types. Records can contain mandatory or optional fields of any type, subject to a class constraint. Heading names and and record construction code are derived using Template Haskell.

One use case for this library is parsing records from a CSV file. A parser from CSV to [[String]] is not included, but there are several suitable packages on Hackage.

The emphasis of this library is on simplicity of use rather than performance. It is likely to be suitable for a hundred thousand rows, but not many millions. A future version may support packed input formats like ByteString or Text. Suggestions and patches are welcome.


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Version0.1
Dependenciesbase (>=3 && <5), containers (>=0.3), template-haskell (>=2.4)
LicenseBSD3
AuthorKeegan McAllister <mcallister.keegan@gmail.com>
MaintainerKeegan McAllister <mcallister.keegan@gmail.com>
CategoryData, Text
Upload dateMon Sep 27 02:36:26 UTC 2010
Uploaded byKeeganMcAllister
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