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Subject: Re: [office-formula] HYPERLINK definition

Hi Robert,

On Friday, 2007-03-09 09:38:42 -0500, Robert Weir wrote:

> > Think what would happen if you had a modified sheet and clicked a link
> > with a _self target.
> But what if it was read-only.  Click the link and you get another 
> spreadsheet document, itself having hyperlinks.  Is that such a bad thing?

Might be fine then, however, I would not like to impose such behavior on
a spreadsheet application by defining a 3rd parameter for the HYPERLINK
function. An application or browser plugin may still choose to open
hyperlinks as _self targets if configured to do so, or let the user


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

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