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From "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoli...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Bug 17126] - [RFE]Encapsulate Font and CellStyle records managed as Flyweight into org.apache.poi.hssf.usermodel package
Date Fri, 04 Apr 2003 14:40:35 GMT
It seems that you have the general idea but are taking it in the wrong 
way.  I'm inviting you to "scratch your itch" (in other words contribute 
just like the people you're trying to say "DO THIS NOW" to) while noting 
a design decision made by the poi community thus far.

-Andy

Toshiaki Kamoshida wrote:

>I may often misunderstand what you want to say,so I confirm it.
>
>The task "refine APIs and add convenience function to it"will do
>after v3.0,and you let it as "cold sleep" until the time you 
>should work.
>
>And if there are things that I can and should do about it NOW,
>it is;
>Document what is the problem,and how to avoid it,and explain
>the usage how to use contrib module HSSFCellUtil like FAQ style
>etc(written by stylish ENGLISH! can I do it???X( )for current 
>users,and contribute the documentation.
>
>Sorry,I made your times wasted with the trivial thing like it...
>
>On Thu, 03 Apr 2003 23:18:22 -0500
>"Andrew C. Oliver" <acoliver@apache.org> wrote:
>
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>>With all due respect, this is a false delimma 
>>(http://www.datanation.com/fallacies/distract/fd.htm).  I DON'T want 
>>convienence classes in the core of POI until after 3.0.  You CAN still 
>>document it.  So I choose #3.  You can also submit patches.  I don't use 
>>this, so I won't be the one to document it.  You clearly appreciate it, 
>>and therefore you're better to document it.
>>
>>I don't speak very nice German or Spanish but I make occassional 
>>translations in each and someone corrects them every time I do it! 
>>(botch someone else's language and they're sure to save it) ;-)
>>
>>-Andy
>>
>>
>>    
>>
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>Toshiaki Kamoshida
>kamoshida.toshiaki@future.co.jp
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