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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • For the next minor release of my spreadsheet port, I've decided to add in the write_row and write_col methods, even though those methods weren't added until later in John's original code.

    The reason that I omitted write_row() and write_col() methods from Spreadsheet::WriteExcel [freshmeat.net] for so long was because I thought that it was a relatively simple matter to create these functions externally.

    Any time that I spend implementing, testing and documenting a feature like this means less time spent implementing a f

    • There are some other features, such as support for "A1" notation, that I should have put in earlier.

      I thought about working on that sooner, but I never use it and never had a desire to. Frankly, I don't understand why anyone on the programmer's side of things would want to use that notation, unless it's some sort of conceptualization issue. Maybe I'm missing something.

      In any case, I'll resist adding that feature until I receive a few requests, at least.