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Subject: Re: [office-formula] Expression Syntax now on the Wiki!

Hi David,

On Sun, Apr 09, 2006 at 22:56:22 -0400, David A. Wheeler wrote:

> I've moved the "Expression Syntax" draft to the Wiki, here:
>   http://wiki.oasis-open.org/office/Expression_Syntax
> It doesn't specify inline errors (#NUM!, etc.) yet.
> Anyone on the formula subcommittee can edit.

I'll do so next week.

> Please, let's fix this up and work on it together.
> We need to finish this by the end of the month!

Well, seeing the progress of the last 3 weeks, when I was on vacation
and busy afterwards, doesn't make me feel very confident that we'll
reach the goal in time. Right now I can dedicate about 5-10 hours per
week to work on ODFF, and there are only 2 weeks left..

> Try to put your name in the comment field if you edit it;
> the Wiki doesn't accurately record who did what, so we
> won't know who to ask later.

I find it disturbing that the Wiki does not keep track of who did
changes, only some unmeaning IP address is listed.


Automatic string conversions considered dangerous. They are the GOTO statements
of spreadsheets.  --Robert Weir on the OpenDocument formula subcommitee's list.

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