Well arm yourself with knowledge (the perlmonks can help, especially if you choose XML::Twig
and ask mirod
It's easy to fight the PTHBs(pointy haired bosses) if you got the right ammo.
It is your duty as the developer/programmer, to get that ammo and shoot it up their wazoo, until they give in (see article referenced in Article on how to be a programmer, same sentiment).
MJD says you
can't just make shit up and expect the computer to know what you mean, retardo!
I run a Win32 PPM
repository for perl 5.6x+5.8x. I take requests.
** The Third rule of perl club is a statement of fact: pod is sexy.