[Libreoffice] Rationale for replacing Java with anything but c++ (was Re: web based libre office)

Kohei Yoshida kyoshida at novell.com
Fri Jan 28 06:06:17 PST 2011

On Fri, 2011-01-28 at 14:46 +0100, Thorsten Guenther wrote:
> I would like to provide a Java-API for remote controlling LO. That is
> what can be done today with the UNO API. So the new API should be
> implemented as wrapper, hiding as much UNO'isms as possible,
> presumably
> for the cost of reduced functionality. Goal is to provide a friendly
> looking tool for Java (or any JVM-Language) developers who want to
> automate Document creation / manipulation with LO. 

Someone else has tried something very similar there many years ago.


The project may have been abandoned by now (sure looks like it), but
perhaps you can pick up his basic ideas or (license permitting) his code
to start from.


Kohei Yoshida, LibreOffice hacker, Calc
<kyoshida at novell.com>

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