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From "Paolo Mottadelli" <paolo....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release of POI 3.5-beta4
Date Sun, 30 Nov 2008 17:10:06 GMT
I'd also mention the initial XWPF support.
We are finally able to create a .docx file. See example
src/examples/src/org/apache/poi/xwpf/usermodel/SimpleDocument.java

+1 for the release

Cheers,




On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 1:55 PM, Yegor Kozlov <yegor@dinom.ru> wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> As you may noticed, there has been much development activity in POI over the
> last two months.
> There have been quite a few bug fixes and improvements, especially in the
> OOXML part of POI.
> So, I think it's time for a next beta (hopefully the last one before
>  3.5-FINAL).
>
> The release artifacts can be downloaded from the following URL:
>    http://people.apache.org/~yegor/REL_3_5_BETA4
>
> The revision number of the release is r719547 and tagged as REL_3_5_BETA4.
>
> Below is a short summary of key changes:
>
>  (1) XSSF module has been significantly reworked and reached the state close
> to its HSSF counterpart.
>
> To help you evaluate the current state of XSSF I created a set of rich
> examples. The examples are based on common XSSF-HSSF interfaces so that you
> can generate either *.xls or *.xlsx output just by setting a command-line
> argument:
>
> http://poi.apache.org/spreadsheet/examples.html
> Sample output can be download from
> http://people.apache.org/~yegor/ss_examples/
>
>  (2) JDK 1.5 is now a minimum requirement.
>
>  (3) Finally, 3.5-beta4 fully supports Maven. All POI dependencies including
> ooxml-schemas and OpenXML4J are now on the central Maven repository.
>
>  (4) This time there are no special artifacts for Maven. The Maven artifacts
> are deployed by a auto-generated script created by the "ant dist" command.
> See http://people.apache.org/~yegor/REL_3_5_BETA4/mvn-deploy.sh.
>
>  (5) As usual, the release includes numerous bug fixes and improvements. The
> list of changes is available in the change log:
>  http://poi.apache.org/changes.html
>
>
> The vote options are:
>
> [ ]+1  - I support the release
> [ ] 0  - I don't care
> [ ]-1  - I'm opposed to the release because...
>
> I'm voting [+1]. Voting will last a week and end on Friday, 28th November.
>
>
> Yegor
>
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