wxPython Not Ready for Commercial Use

Baalbek thats at it.com
Sun Sep 19 04:06:26 CEST 2004


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).

Baalbek




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