[openspending-dev] Issue with column detection

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Mon Nov 10 08:17:10 UTC 2014

On 9 November 2014 12:20, Friedrich Lindenberg <friedrich at pudo.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm having an issue with column detection in OpenSpending on the
> dataset: de-bonn-planung. I've tried uploading a variety of different
> versions of the file:
> http://opendatalabs.org/misc/Haushaltsdaten-2015-2019-xlsx%20%281%29.csv

Are you sure that is a good CSV :-)


Shows a 403 and curl suggests this is actually an HTML file :-)

More reason for a new/improved import process which should include some CSV
validation on the way in :-) (cf I've just booted a repo here
https://github.com/okfn/is-it-csv and discussion issue here


> It looks simple enough, I can't figure out what's happening. Could someone
> have a look at the OS server logs and tell me if they mention anything? Did
> you guys recently upgrade messytables?

> Cheers,
> - Friedrich
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