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Stateless Excel

Posted on 2011-02-18
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Just received a position description with the following requirement:

Development/Computing Environment: Must have Stateless Excel.

Is anyone familiar with this term?

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"... Having no information about what occurred previously..."

I don't see what they mean by that. It's the first time I ear that term applyed to Excel!
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by:leonstryker
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It made me think of Excel templates for reporting purposes, but I just do not know. Up to now I only heard that term applies to middle tier objects.
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by:Brad Sims
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I have only heard stateless in reference to Java, not Excel.
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Rory Archibald earned 167 total points
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FWIW, I've never heard of it.
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by:leonstryker
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Got the interview scheduled for tomorrow. Will let you guys know if they tell me :)
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by:leonstryker
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I was right, they do mean run VBA code as a querying tool to access the database and dump it into an Excel template. They just made up the term.
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