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From Wes Lawrence <wesleyll...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: NiFi-4181 + patch
Date Thu, 13 Jul 2017 02:43:35 GMT
Ah, an unintended feature! That is useful, and I'll have to keep it in mind.

Glad you're liking it, let me know if anything needs to be fixed up.

--Wes

On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 9:39 PM, Matt Burgess <mattyb149@gmail.com> wrote:

> Wes,
>
> I'm reviewing this now, looking good! A cool feature of it, when used
> with "Treat First Line As Header" set to true, is that you can rename
> the columns/fields, so even if you have a header line you don't have
> to use it :)
>
> Regards,
> Matt
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 5:37 PM, Wes Lawrence <wesleyll505@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hey,
> >
> > I've been enjoying the new *Record processes, but I found
> > CSVReading/Writing a bit much, with having to describe an Avro schema.
> >
> > While we do use Avro, it's a bit much to define a whole schema for the
> > cases where we have 10-15+ columns of CSV data that we are typically
> trying
> > to reduce down to a smaller, say 5 column Avro payload. Just being able
> to
> > list the columns (when they aren't the first line) is helpful, I believe.
> >
> > So, I added a patch for CSVReading/Writing to work given a simple column
> > list, if that helps anyone out!
> >
> > --Wes
>

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