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Implement comment skipping for read_fwf() #334
I have fixed width text files with headers, the size of which (the amount of lines to skip) varies greatly from file to file. I could first read a file and figure out the amount of lines to skip before reloading it with the skip value set, but it feels clumsy and it would be nice to be able to do that in one go. Headers/Comments being often identifiable by the first few characters (in my case, the line starts by the letter H).
Two suggestions for interested parties (not just Hadley!)