On Sat, Feb 23, 2019 at 7:53 AM Paul Therrien
<paultherrien@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

But, more importantly, I am going back to the people who generate this file
and see why it is even an XML document.
There is no requirement for flexibility of data, all columns, are present in
all records. This could easily be a .csv.

I completely agree that CSV would be better, given the nature of the data.

What's kind of sad and disappointing is that CSV should be easier and
faster to *generate*, not just consume, meaning CSV would be better
FOR THEM as well as for you.

John Y.

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