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Subject: Re: [office-formula] YEARFRAC again
Hi Andreas, On Monday, 2007-01-29 13:43:31 -0700, Andreas J. Guelzow wrote: > > > Since Excel does not support ODF we can in fact address the Excel > > > compatibility when we open Excel files > > > > That's easier said than done. While it works for single value arguments, > > you can't remap an argument's value in an import filter if the argument > > is calculated. > > Why? I can't just remap one constant to another but I could clearly > construct a function wrapper on import. Sure. All these remapping things however mostly at some point don't work anymore if you're concerned about round-trip editing. > I hope we have _not_ adopted the idea of building a standard that is > fully compatible with Excel. No, but I'd like to avoid creating arbitrary differences if we don't need them. Eike -- Automatic string conversions considered dangerous. They are the GOTO statements of spreadsheets. --Robert Weir on the OpenDocument formula subcommittee's list.