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From Gianugo Rabellino <gian...@apache.org>
Subject Re: POI Serialization code committed
Date Thu, 07 Mar 2002 20:42:37 GMT
Sylvain Wallez wrote:
>>
>> This comes to me as a surprise; AFAIK it was unanimously voted upon 
>> like 2
>> months ago.
>>
> What was voted in january was (taken back from the archives) "Would you 
> like the cocoon-specific POI code to be hosted in the Cocoon CVS and 
> shipped with the next distribution (along with the POI library in the 
> /lib directory)?".
> 
> My answer to this question is +1. The goals of POI are great and having 
> POI integrated with Cocoon is a must have. The problem comes from what 
> we respectively understand by "cocoon-specific POI code". For all other 
> components that Cocoon integrates with, this means a few glue classes. 
> For POI, there are about 100 classes modelling the contents of a 
> spreadsheet ! What the hell does this have to do with Cocoon ?
> 

Gosh. This badly reminds me of

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=101073878600001&r=1&w=2

Now I start to understand what was CVS access about. And my worst 
nightmares are slowly reemerging...

Is there anything we|Ken|POI team can do to have a generic XML interface 
to POI and move it to general?

Ciao,

-- 
Gianugo Rabellino


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