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From "Luiz Antonio Falaguasta Barbosa" <luiz.barb...@gwe.com.br>
Subject Re: Now with XML-based Office files
Date Wed, 07 Nov 2007 11:56:21 GMT
Thanks Nick!

On 10/17/07, Nick Burch <nick@torchbox.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, 17 Oct 2007, Luiz Antonio Falaguasta Barbosa wrote:
> > Yeah, do you think the bits of the OLE2 file that POI uses, could be
> > easily taken reading one XML-base file generated by the MS Word or
> > should I look for it into some POI document?
>
> I don't think the POI stuff will play nicely with the XML stuff as-is. I'd
> really like to see some work refactoring the POI code so we can drop in
> the OOXML container stuff (probably with OpenXML4J, since it's ASL), and
> use much the same code for both OLE2 and OOXML. However, it's a lot of
> work, and no-one seems to be interested in sponsoring it :(
>
> For your needs, you probably just want to grab the text streams, change
> and save. You probably just want to look at POI to spot which bits of the
> file holds the text streams of interest, then find their equivalents in
> OOXML (usually have the same names). Load those bits and change as needed
>
> Nick
>
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