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From Geoff Howard <coc...@leverageweb.com>
Subject Re: DO NOT REPLY [Bug 21536] - [PATCH] 2 new generators: MultiPartPosted XML and MS Excel content
Date Fri, 24 Oct 2003 11:35:58 GMT
bugzilla@apache.org wrote:
...

> http://nagoya.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=21536
> 
> [PATCH] 2 new generators: MultiPartPosted XML and MS Excel content
> 
> ------- Additional Comments From ets@tempeststrings.com  2003-10-24 03:23 -------
> I just wrote and posted a 2.1 version today at
> http://www.tempeststrings.com/cocoon/tse-cocoon-2.1.2-src.zip
> 
> I have a working WAR which uses my contributions to support round-trip MSExcel
> <-> GnumericXML conversion. 
> 
> POI does not support conversion from MSExcel to GnumericXML. So, for that leg of
> the trip, I read the MSExcel bytestream with POI's HSSF filesystem. I then
> convert the POI SpreadSheet object model into a JWorkbook object model, and use
> Jworkbook to write GnumericXML.
> Of course the POI serializer can currently read GnumericXML and write it as
> MSExcel, so that leg of the trip is already covered.
> 
> I have permission from the copyright holder of Jworkbook to distribute this
> version of his library under an Apache compliant license. This permission will
> not extend to future versions of Jworkbook, but anyone has the ability to modify
> this branch under a different name persuant to the Apache-style license.
> Therefore, if I find that I need to modify the library in any way, I'll simply
> release my modifications under a new package name and reference the whole work
> as having been derived from JWorkbook 0.3.0.

So what do we think of the JWorkbook bit?

Geoff


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