RE: A Proposal (why we should have setBold(true))

Subject: RE: A Proposal (why we should have setBold(true))
From: sam th (
Date: Wed May 31 2000 - 21:51:34 CDT

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On Thu, 1 Jun 2000, James Montgomerie wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:
> > []On Behalf Of Martin Sevior
> >
> > > Well, James says that word export is on the way in a few weeks, so that
> > > seems under control. The list patch is waiting on the fields rewrite,
> > > althoug Martin (who seems to be the current maintainer) may reconsider.
> > > There are lots of bugs, though.
> Woah! I only said that Word exporter work would be /started/ in the next
> few weeks (I'd like so start now, but there's a lot on at University at the
> moment - term ends in two weeks though, so [even though I'll have a full
> time job] I think I'll have more time for 'other things' like AbiWord).
> Hopefully I'll have a few simple patches (probably plain-text type export,
> hopefully with attribute [i.e. bold, italic etc] handling) up and the
> framework in place for a full solution this month, but there'll inevitably
> be some hitches, so don't go hoping for full round-trippable Word export
> just yet :-)
> Jamie.
> P.S. Has anyone tried the importer patches yet? Are they working (better or
> worse than before)? Has anyone tried them on OS/CPU combinations which
> aren't Linux/Intel?

Sorry to presume things. I didn't really think the word exporter would be
done in two weeks. If you have something exported in the near future,
I'll still be very impressed. :-)
                                     sam th
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