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Data Source within ZIP file

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It would be great to be able to connect to data files which are stored in container files such as a ZIP or a TAR, particularly for CSV, without having to unzip them. This would even more useful where the data is coming from a websource and being able to load selected files over the internet!


My case study is a public dataset which is sent via a PHP script but is a ZIP of many CSV files, most of which I want to connect to. Even better is if the ZIP could be treated as a database so I can join the CSV files together!


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