Subject: Re: commit: Multi View List fix and MS Word Import improvements.
From: Martin Sevior (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Nov 26 2000 - 19:17:15 CST
This has got to go into the release notes for 0.7.12 :-)
On Sun, 26 Nov 2000, Dom Lachowicz wrote:
> I only have *1* doc in my current arsenal that can crash Abi or wvWare. That
> doc _also_ refuses to load in Wordxx. It will crash certain versions of
> MSWord. Sweet... Now I have to get MSWord lists to map onto our lists...
> Thenall we're missing is tables and embedded objects, if at all possible. We
> have the second best word importer in the business, the first being MSWord
> 2000 :-)
> >From: Martin Sevior <email@example.com>
> >To: Dom Lachowicz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >Subject: Re: commit: Multi View List fix and MS Word Import improvements.
> >Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 09:47:22 +1100 (EST)
> >On Sun, 26 Nov 2000, Dom Lachowicz wrote:
> > > >Finally, this is the big news. I added the same test to check if
> > > >exists after a appendblock() call in fl_DocListner and do a format() on
> > > >if it doesn't. Now abi imports 100% of the MS Word documents I've
> > > >at it.
> > > >Every one of those docs caused both abi and SO 5.2 to crash previously.
> > > >Now just SO 5.2 crashes. We have the best MS Word import filter in the
> > > >business! I haven't found a valid MS Word doc that crashes this latest
> > > >abi.
> > >
> > > Martin, this is fantastic! Thanks a lot. Is the list dialog going to be
> > > into non-debug before midnight tonight my time?
> > >
> >HI Dom,
> > We've taken the decision to not release the Lists dialog this time
> >round. It really needs a rewrite. I might have some time tonight to do
> >the rewrite but I don't think it should be in this release. It's likely
> >to be buggy. The toolbar buttons controlling lists
> >are enabled on non-debug builds.
> >Dom can you throw some of your nasty word documents in your collection at
> >abi now? See if you can find one that will crash abi. It might be nice to
> >ask for word document that Abi fails to import in the release annuncement
> >:-) But first I'd like someone else to try to crash abi with difficult
> >Word Documents.
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