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From Valentin Jacquemin <jacquem...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: HWPF implications of being in the scratchpad
Date Thu, 25 Aug 2011 09:34:44 GMT
Thanks Nick for your answer.

Effectively updating the page would nice I guess.

Unfortunately as I continued my progress by actually using HWPF it
seems to not correctly handling replacement which was the main feature
I was looking for. I'm probably gonna use an alternate solution (next
try: docx4j).

Valentin



On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 11:16 AM, Nick Burch <nick.burch@alfresco.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Aug 2011, Valentin Jacquemin wrote:
>>
>> What are the implications of saying HWPF is in the scratchpad, does it
>> mean that the project is not stable enough to be used?
>
> The main thing is that the API isn't fixed. We try to keep compatibility on
> the things in the main jar between releases, often binary compatibility but
> we should always have source compatibility. For scratchpad, the API isn't as
> mature so we don't make the same promises. Generally hand-in-hand with that
> is that the code in scratchpad isn't as full-featured, and possibly doesn't
> handle as many cases.
>
>> After browsing the dev-list it seems it's still in active development and
>> maybe [1] is not up to date, thus my question.
>
> I think we need to tempt Sergey to update the hwpf page with some of his
> recent changes :)
>
> Nick
>
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