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From Nick Burch <n...@torchbox.com>
Subject Re: org.apache.poi.util.StringUtil
Date Mon, 16 May 2005 09:55:51 GMT
On Fri, 13 May 2005, Avik Sengupta wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-05-13 at 16:35 +0100, Nick Burch wrote:
> > * Take a string, and return the closest approximation in US-ASCII bytes
> ?? What's closest? taking only the low bytes? I dont think there's
> anything that does that (there were, but they were bugfixed out :)

It's in the CurrentUserAtom. For compatibility (it appears), it stores the
best attempt at the last edit user in 8 bit, then stores the unicde 
version a little bit later

> > I'll happily do a patch the javadocs for the methods I end up using, once 
> > I know what they do!
> Thanks! the term Compressed/Uncompressed unicode is an unfortunate
> Excel'ism that's got into our code. 

Hopefully the patch I added yesterday will cover it


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