5 May 2004 Jody   » (Master)

Time for some status

1.2.12 has been released. I strongly suggest that people update. There are several significant bug fixes in the xls exporter that would crash MS Excel. There is also a libgsf release (1.9.0) to fix infrequent corruption in the gzip/bzip2 outputs, and to fix gnome-vfs support.
Development in Gnumeric head is progressing nicely. Rich text support is mostly done (xls in/out and editing) all that's missing is .gnumeric in/out (trivial) and OOo in (also simple). A win32 port is now technically feasible, build gnumeric --without-gnome and nothing above the gtk+ level is required. As soon as dropline begins shipping gtk+-2.4.1 packages I'd like to see a test build. It's still a bit rough around the edges, the gconf wrappers are unfinished, and libgnomeprint* on win32 is untried, but it is possible. If you are a Tor wannabe we could use some help. libgoffice is moving along slowly. My tree now has GODoc and GODocControl which give us a place to hang all of the importer/export and plugin logic as it moves down.


I've got smb browsing for the gnome-cups-add-printer dialog and have started work on a command line interface to libgnomeprint modeled on xpp. There have been several interesting contributions to support font subsetting for pdf and ps2 backends.

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