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From "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoli...@apache.org>
Subject Re: HDF
Date Thu, 29 May 2003 18:58:02 GMT
Nope, but we have HPSF for reading it.  I bet if you offer a hand Rainer
will point you in the right directions to making it write.

On 5/29/03 2:54 PM, "Praveen Mathew" <prmathew@in.ibm.com> wrote:

> 
> Hi,
>      The Word Documentation says..
> Information on the layout of the SummaryInformation stream can be found in
> Appendix B of the OLE 2 Programmers Reference.
> 
> Any body has seen this? Where is this available?
> 
> Thanks & Regards
> Praveen
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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>                     Oliver"                  To:       POI Developers List
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>                     <acoliver@apache.        cc:
>                     org>                     Subject:  Re: HDF
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>                     05/29/03 11:20 PM
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> 
> 
> Ryan,
> 
> Chill.  I don't think he meant offense.
> 
> I think statements like "I don't have time to show you exactly where" are
> detrimental.  Better is "search for a file called FIB*.java" or something
> like that.  This says the same thing but at least is somewhat helpful.
> 
> I think Praveen has been assigned to work with us and might be willing/able
> to work on HDF once up to speed.  We need to make people feel welcome and
> suggest to them how to come up to speed rather than get abrasive.
> 
> If in the event you're not able to give a constructive response, just don't
> respond.
> 
> I don't mean to tick you off, its just I want to see this take off and the
> best way for that to happen is to make everyone feel welcome.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Andy
> 
> On 5/29/03 12:16 PM, "Ryan Ackley" <sackley@cfl.rr.com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>>> My doubt is where is the implementation of that OLE STream,
>>> since POIFS is full open source , some where I should Find that
>>> implementation right??.
>> 
>> It is in cvs. I don't have time to show you exactly where, but I am
>> absolutely completely 100% positive it is in CVS. You seem to be implying
> we
>> are hiding something from you. This irritates me.
>> 
>>> I mean where are the actual streams (for Ms Doc) created & written...i
>> mean
>>> all those FIB , main stream etc...
>> 
>> Like I said, these are not written. The only thing written are the bytes
>> containing.the plain text. Word can obvioulsy read this as a plain text
>> document.
>> 
>>> Also How does createDocument() method or its implementation knows the
>>> byteArrayInputStream being passed is just text data,
>> 
>> Here is a quick review of what POIFS did when you called this method:
>> 
>> directory.createDocument("WordDocument", bais);
>> 
>> POIFS created an OLE stream called "WordDocument" and wrote the contents
> of
>> bais to the stream. THATS ALL!!! There is no FIB or FKPs, etc. Do you
>> understand?
>> 
>> Ryan Ackley
>> 
>> 
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