[ckan-dev] Previewer with semicolon separated CSVs?
matt.fullerton at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 11:36:39 UTC 2019
This is relevant:
A solution of sorts was actually quite close.
I remember a call where it was decided to remove the JSON proxy.
On Wed, 23 Jan 2019 at 11:49, Stefan Oderbolz <stefan.oderbolz at liip.ch>
> Hi Christoph
> this has been an issue for quite some time (see
> https://github.com/ckan/ckan/issues/1296) and the current consensus seems
> to be to use the DataStore with DataPusher or XLoader, since these
> components support semicolons and are maintained by the CKAN community.
> Unfortunately if you have a standard installation of CKAN, it will
> automatically use the legacy JSON proxy, which only handles truly
> comma-separated values. Iirc there was a discussion about finally getting
> rid of the json proxy, but I can't find it right now.
> By using the DataStore and xloader you get previews, that are backed by
> your own infrastructure and as a bonus an querable API to the data.
> I'd say it's worth the effort and we use this approach for both
> opendata.swiss and data.stadt-zuerich.chm where it works fine.
> - Stefan
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 3:36 PM Christoph Blank <cb at unused.at> wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> Is there any way the previewer can be configured to handle semicolon
>> separated CSVs
>> as well?
>> Excel does not directly open comma separated files if the regional
>> settings are Germany/Austria, etc and people keep uploading it like this.
>> Thank you,
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