[Phpmyadmin-devel] legal concerns about external libraries

Michal Čihař michal at cihar.com
Tue Aug 2 20:51:24 CEST 2011


Dne Tue, 02 Aug 2011 10:18:33 -0400
Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> napsal(a):

> Michal Čihař a écrit :
> > I still wonder if native support for Excel 2007 is worth including 3
> > MiB of code.
> Where I work, a user faced a situation where simple CSV exporting was 
> not enough but I don't remember the specifics. Maybe Dieter can add his 
> comments about native support's advantages.

Having use case when native Excel is needed would definitely help in
making such decision.

> > How about shipping just wrapper files (export and import plugins),
> > which would work only if PHPExcel is installed in PHP search path?
> This might be more difficult to set up for user in hosting environments.

It definitely would be, however it would save us of licensing troubles
and decrease download size.

	Michal Čihař | http://cihar.com | http://phpmyadmin.cz
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