in reply to XML::Simple doesn't work
The problem in this case is a bug in the XML::SAX::RTF installer, which registers itself in ...lib.../XML/SAX/ParserDetails.ini. This ini file is used to determine the default SAX parser and since XML::SAX::RTF was installed most recently, it is the default. Unfortunately, XML::SAX::RTF is not an XML parser (despite generating SAX events) so it should be removed from the ParserDetails.ini file.
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