[Haskell-cafe] [Haskell] [ANN] xls-0.1.0 Parse MS Excel spreadsheets

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Mon Oct 17 10:04:08 UTC 2016

On Mon, 17 Oct 2016, Harendra Kumar wrote:

> On 17 October 2016 at 15:02, Henning Thielemann <lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:
>       Btw. I recently found out that a pretty nice and simple format for interchange between Haskell,
>       Excel and LibreOffice is the Excel 2003 XML format. It supports Unicode, hyperlinks, merged cells,
>       font styles, formulas, reliable number formats (no hassle with decimal point vs. decimal comma) -
>       neither CSV nor HTML supports all of these features.
> Do you directly interpret the XML or there is a higher level package to do so?

So far I have only used it with custom code in a project and have only 
written it, not parsed.

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