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From Carl Marcum <>
Subject Re: [discuss] remove of binfilter module
Date Tue, 14 Jun 2011 22:59:00 GMT
Hi Christian,

On 06/14/2011 05:20 PM, Christian Lippka wrote:

> Reasoning
> The binfilter module is a huge set of code duplicated from all
> application modules and various high level
> modules. It's main purpose is to implement load and store of pre xml
> binary document formats
> from the StarOffice era. Removing this code would spare us a lot of work
> while we try to have our
> first release buildable and running.
> Caveats
> While replaced by xml formats way back in 2002, there are still
> documents in the binary format
> around so at least loading them may be a requirement for some users.

Would this include the MS xls, doc, formats?


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