wxPython Not Ready for Commercial Use
bwilk_97 at yahoo.com
Sun Sep 19 14:07:35 CEST 2004
Baalbek <thats at it.com> wrote in message news:<xQ53d.10207$g%5.124689 at news2.e.nsc.no>...
> Bill Wilkinson wrote:
> > I use Jython with the POI libraries for publishing to Excel.
> > http://jakarta.apache.org/poi/
> The Jython/POI combination is indeed my favourite way of dealing with
> Excel, BUT somehow reading Excel files 500KB and larger takes an
> incredible amount of time (f.ex reading a document about 600Kb makes me
> sit and wait for several minutes).
> Any idea why the POI takes such a long time to read relatively small
> Excel files (it's not Jython's fault, I tested the POI classes in Ant,
> and same thing there).
hmmm, yes, it can be slow like that. I don't know the reasons. But
there is competition, Java Excel API. Which is also a hoot from
It is supposedly faster.
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