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Hi Dave,

On 23/08/07, Dave Sailer <d.sailer / comcast.net> wrote:
>
> I'm using parseexcel (http://raa.ruby-lang.org/project/parseexcel/) to
> read some excel files from a website after manually downloading them.
> I'd like to avoid the download and read them directly off the web but
> can't see how to do this. parseexcel uses File.open which requires a
> disk file I guess. In java there are high level interfaces that allow
> you to treat any type of data as an io stream.
>
> is there something I'm missing here? another way to do this?


you could use the Roo-Gem (http://roo.rubyforge.org/). In the new version
0.5.1 it supports reading sheets from an http://  address.

-Thomas


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