[SciPy-dev] Open Office

Prabhu Ramachandran prabhu at aero.iitm.ernet.in
Thu Aug 1 12:29:50 CDT 2002


>>>>> "ME" == Mark Evans <lists at UltimateG.com> writes:

    ME> Hello SciPy, Regarding the new plotting work I'd like to point
    ME> out that similar projects are underway at OpenOffice.org.
    ME> http://graphics.openoffice.org/chart/chart.html

    ME> There may be room to leverage labor and talent on both sides.
    ME> If nothing else, their design documents may be worth reading.
    ME> OpenOffice uses a component model called UDO and there is a
    ME> Python wrapper for it.  http://polysorbate.org/?work/pyuno

This sounds really good but OO.o is a huge project.  I'm not sure it
is going to be easy to simply join without investing a huge amount of
time on this.  I also heard that building OO.o is a big pain.  I'm not
sure what the others think of this.

cheers,
prabhu



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