Re: IEEE/WIC/ACM WI-IAT'06: Last Call for Workshop Proposals

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Re: IEEE/WIC/ACM WI-IAT'06: Last Call for Workshop Proposals


> I'm trying to deal with OLE compound documents without Microsoft API
> functions. I successfully read all that streams/storages etc, and now I'd
> like to read information about embedded objects. I made some assumptions
> about the binary format, but I failed to find any docs with the description
> of the ObjectPool storage, and LinkInfo is about the topic of the new
> ( ) stream especially.

Those are implementation details of specific applications, not parts of
compound document specification. Office applications in particular tend
to create a dedicated storage, named ObjectPool, for all objects
embedded in the document. I'm not sure what LinkInfo is. Anyway, these
application-specific details are not documented.
With best wishes,
    Igor Tandetnik

"For every complex problem, there is a solution that is simple, neat,
and wrong." H.L. Mencken