Proposal - AnyData::Format::Excel

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Hi All,

I'm working on developing an AnyData format for excel files.  The
design goals I have in mind are:

-- Provide AnyData::Format implementation for excel files
-- Implementation that works on *nix
-- Provide an (or another :-) interface to excel files via SQL

It appears to me that modules for *nix based access exist
(Spreadsheet::ParseExcel, Spreadsheet::WriteExcel and

The proposed AnyData::Format::Excel module would consist of a wrapper
for these Spreadsheet::* modules which supports the AnyData::Format

In addition to providing an AnyData interface to excel files, this
module would then provide SQL access to excel spreadsheets via

I'd appreciate feedback on whether this is a worthwhile effort and
reasonable approach.



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