in reply to Playful Perl
It's not Perl, but you could always change his shell to the New Adventure Shell. It makes your shell act like a text adventure game. Or maybe the MUD-shell, which is in Perl.
XML::Simpler does not require XML::Parser or a SAX parser.
It does require File::Slurp.
-- grantm, perldoc XML::Simpler
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