Re: "complete installation package" / static binary / results cells

On Mon, 11 Feb 2008, Uri David Akavia wrote:

If you want results, you save as text.
If you want the formula, you save as Gnumeric, XLS, whatever. The
results of the formula are dependent on the version, the big-endian
status of the machine and the possibly the distribution and the
specific hardware you're running on (not to mention some strange

Formula results are not dependent on the endianness of the 
machine, for the spreadsheet file formats that store both formula 
and result (XLS, ODS, and I suppose OOXML).  They're stored in 
some known canonical format, typically as 'C' locale text or 
little-endian doubles.  They might depend on hardware etc for 
specially complex/sensitive calculations.

Allin Cottrell

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]