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Subject: Re: [office-formula] NEED VOLUNTEERS - filling in the formula specs!

How do you see this working?  We each take a chunk, research it in parallel and then merge and discuss?  Or discuss as we go and then merge the census text?

I'm fine either way.


"David A. Wheeler" <dwheeler@dwheeler.com> wrote on 07/18/2006 11:49:57 PM:

> We now need volunteers to start filling in the definitions of the
> remaining functions.  Who's up for it?
> This means you'll need to
> examine the documentation of various applications and propose
> what should be required on all.  Please let me know, even
> if you can only work on a few functions; many hands make light work.
> I'd like to assign by group, so that one person does a set of
> related functions.
> I'm trying to see if I can get some documentation released
> to us so we can copy it directly as a starting point (where appropriate).
> Obviously, we cannot copy any text without permission.
> That VERY MUCH includes creating test cases;
> every function should have AT LEAST one test case, and really
> should have several that test ranges.  (Is 0 okay? Negative numbers?
> What happens with fractions? Empty strings?).  The test cases
> are great for implementors, and they're also great for
> finding spec errors.

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