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Subject: Re: [office-formula] Semantics

Hi Daniel,

On Tue, Mar 07, 2006 at 09:18:21 +0000, Daniel Carrera wrote:

> >VALUE("3,333.33") in the UI is saved as VALUE("3,333.33", locale).
> Seems sensible. A syntactic alternative is to store the locale for the 
> entire document in meta.xml.

No, it isn't, considering a document being edited under several
different locles. See my other reply to Richard's mail.

> >My fear is that by adding things like locale we move the specification 
> >too far away from current implementations and risk no one using it.
> True. Another reason to have locale in meta.xml. The drawback of putting 
> locale in meta.xml is that you couldn't have some functions in one 
> locale and some functions in another.

And for that reason it is quite useless for formulas.


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