in reply to Problems with Microsft's new Office 'XML'

Just a quick followup to 'close' the question.

The main problem with the new Excel XML is that it is still a binary. I haven't managed to read the XML binary with Spreadsheet::ParseExcel, but have worked around this by getting the client to supply a 'normal' Excel binary and then reading that.

If anyone does manage to combine xml parsing with Excel binary, please do msg me :)