[Libreoffice] Excel 2003 XML format

Michael Meeks michael.meeks at novell.com
Wed Mar 23 09:03:29 PDT 2011

Hi Kohei,

On Wed, 2011-03-23 at 10:06 -0400, Kohei Yoshida wrote:
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=35543
> I'd like to know if anybody has an opinion about this problem.  Honestly
> I would LOVE to remove all of our current XSLT-based filters since they
> cause major performance issues & not scalable at all.

	I believe the plan was to convert them to XSLT 1.0 and use the much
faster built-in XSLT support that Peter is working on.

> XSLT is the wrong technology to use to write file format filters
> IMO, but alas, we have lots of them enabled by default.

	Sure sure; ( I didn't read the bug being lazy - but Peter perhaps has a
plan ) - clearly avoiding Java there makes it substantially faster, but
prolly still not wonderful.



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