From: Mark Gilbert (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Nov 04 2002 - 05:09:18 EST
EAZen just got TOLD!
Boy howdy, can't wait to see this AWN, who's the beotch now?
On Mon, 2002-11-04 at 04:16, ArVee - wrote:
> >From: ericzen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >To: ArVee - <email@example.com>
> >Subject: Re: First Patch prize winner - ArVee!
> >Date: Mon, 4 Nov 2002 02:12:35 -0600
> >On 2002.11.04 01:40 ArVee - wrote:
> > >
> > > It was fun to contribute, but I couldn't have done it without the great
> > > of all the people that have created the WV library and AbiWord itself!
> > > Expect in the weeks to come an MsExcel importer that imports the
> > > spreadsheet's as tables.
> > >
> > > Cheers !
> > >
> > > ---------------
> > > Ruud Vring (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> > > The Netherlands.
> >You don't think that may be just a wee bit ambitious? Spreadsheets will
> >require algorhythmic properties, embedded document structuring and that
> >like. Or do you intend to, let's call it "borrow," borrow from Gnumeric?
> Well, maybe it's a bit ambitious, but we've already created an excel class
> that parses the _whole_ file and splits it up in a linked list of objects
> (workbook(s), sheet(s) and cells). Should tell you that I'm working on that
> with someone else (DeJe) and that we're working in the pre-press business
> and that we need that functionality _badly_ (just as we did need the msword
> At first, it will import text-only sheets (because people use it a lot to
> typeset tables (without any calculations)).
> Next step will be to parse any calculations and just present the result in
> the table as text.
> Though I'm not sure if we can get it fully xp (because there can be embedded
> VBA code), so the calculations will probably only work on Win32 platforms.
> Ruud Vring (email@example.com)
> The Netherlands.
> Get a speedy connection with MSN Broadband. Join now!
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