Subject: Re: Status on WordPerfect
From: Alan Horkan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Jul 29 2001 - 17:07:28 CDT
Martin Sevior wrote:
> On Sat, 28 Jul 2001, William Lachance wrote:
> > Hey guys,
> > Passed a milestone the other day: the importer now loads text into Abiword!
> > I've managed to also get it respecting hard returns and soft spaces, and
> > things are coming on nicely with respect to getting it respecting attribute
> > codes (underline, bold, etc.). I suppose the question now is: when would you
> > like to put it in cvs? I expect it'll take a month or so to work out all the
> > kinks, but the importer is fast approaching a state of usability with respect
> > to wordperfect6/7/8 files..
> This is very cool. OK send in a patch to the AbiWord-dev list when you are
> basically ready and we'll put the Word Perfect importer behind an
> #ifdef DEBUG
> directive. That way you can maintain your code base against the current
> CVS and work on your code in DEBUG builds. When we're happy that the code
> is ready for prime time we'll remove the #ifdef DEBUG and give it to our
If you want i will test this with Wordperfect 6 doc's and wordperfect docs
generated by others app's.
Please warn me/other testers what is broken and what to expect and what bugs you
are aware of and/or working on, this will make for more useful bug reports.
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