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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: POI Serialization code committed
Date Mon, 11 Mar 2002 10:57:30 GMT
giacomo wrote:

>On Fri, 8 Mar 2002, Sylvain Wallez wrote:
>>giacomo wrote:
>>>As always when Sylvain gets engadged he has very good arguments which
>>>convinced me to support moving thoes classes out of Cocoon and only
>>>leave the serializer and Avalon component glue code in Cocoon's CVS.
>>Thanks, Giacomo. I value your judgment as you are one of the Cocoon
>>"wise men".
>Boy, that sound like I'm an old man :)
You can't say you're not a Cocoon old-timer ;)

>>>We have to see where the other code will best fit into other project (if
>>>the POI team cannot be convinced to hold it in their CVS).
>>We should do our best to convince them that XML support in POI is a good
>>thing for the project (I've given a lot of reasons for that).
>>One of their objectives seems to keep the library as small as possible.
>>To achieve this, they could package the XML stuff in a separate jar
>>(poi-xml.jar) so that people can use only poi.jar if they don't care
>>about XML.
>Seems a valuable way to go for them.
>Any comments from the POI side?
Not up to now. And this makes me wonder even more about the support of 
these 100+ classes... I'm gonna bring this discussion to poi-dev. Gosh, 
one more mailing list :(


Sylvain Wallez
  Anyware Technologies                  Apache Cocoon 

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