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   Re: [xml-dev] Excel XML

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Chris Wilper wrote:
> My gut reactions to the Excel XML:
> [ ... miscellaneous problematic issues deleted ... ]

I for one am very pleased at the look of this format.
Minor nits aside, this will make getting useful data
out of Excel spreadsheets a whole heck of a lot easier 
than having to parse DIF, the native binary format, 
using COM, or downgrading to CSV.  (Not that CSV is
hard to parse, but it loses almost all of the structural

--Joe English



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