Date: Mon Jun 23 2003 - 13:28:01 EDT
As you have noticed from recent emails on the list, we plan to
release a "Gnome Office 1.0" in cencert with Gnumeric when we
reach 2.0 status and they reach 1.2 status. We may also get
gnome-db at the same time.
Now it's clear we won't have any sort of embedding in the time frame
quoted but if we're going to have any sort of claim to being a "Suite" we
have to at least be able to copy and paste between Gnumeric and AbiWord
while preserving format.
ie Select a range of cells in Gnumeric, paste them into AbiWord and get a
nice table with the same fonts/boldness etc as AbiWord.
and of course do the same in AbiWord. Select a table in AbiWord, paste it
into Gnumeric and get the cells filled in the right order with the right
font size/boldness etc.
Now Dom has done great work on X11 clipboard so that we can read and write
XHTML. Gnumeric plans to (or has enabled) to copy and paste XHTML. We have
pretty good export of XHTML, however our import of XHTML is rather weak.
We need to able to read back our own xhtml documents and get the same
structure we wrote.
So this POW is to get XHTML import to the same level our export is
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