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From De Bin Lei <debin....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS]: I would like to propose a new conversion mode parameter
Date Tue, 21 Aug 2012 01:47:31 GMT
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2012/8/21 Lei Wang <lei.wang.leiw@gmail.com>

> On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 4:18 AM, Marcus (OOo) <marcus.mail@wtnet.de>
> wrote:
>
> > Am 08/20/2012 04:54 PM, schrieb J├╝rgen Schmidt:
> >
> >  OpenOffice is not only used as desktop application but also as hidden
> >> part of other software and often as a conversion engine in the backend.
> >>
> >> OpenOffice has very good filters for many file formats and the usage as
> >> a conversion engine is straight forward. And the conversion from one
> >> format into another can be improved and optimized by some special
> >> handling of parts of the document.
> >>
> >> For example external linked parts can be ignored and don't have to be
> >> loaded during conversion, embedded images can be simply copied etc.
> >>
> >> I would like to improve AOO for this kind of usage by introducing a new
> >> parameter "-conversionmode". It's not comparable with the command line
> >> parameter "-headless" or the "hidden" property for
> loadComponentFromUrl().
> >>
> >> The intention of this new global option is to have it available
> >> everywhere in the underlying code to optimize the performance of the
> >> conversion.
> >>
> >
> > Sounds reasonable. However, especially with the previous paragraph I
> don't
> > know if I understood right. Do you want to simply make the import/export
> of
> > docs faster when AOO isn't running in graphical mode?
> >
> > Would be great if you can fill this with some more details.
>
>
> For some enterprise user, AOO is used as a document conversion service in
> backend. For an example, convert MS 2003 binary file format to ODF file
> format. This conversion service does not need  GUI. And user can not
> interrupt the process, which bring performance improvement opportunity
> which Jurgen mentioned.
>
> >
> >
> >  This should have no influence/impact on the normal workflow but will
> >> help to make AOO potentially more attractive for backend usage. Means it
> >> will help to grow the broader eco-system around AOO.
> >>
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Marcus
> >
>



-- 
Best regards
Lei De Bin

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