Reply to post: It certainly would!

EU watchdog: Govt bods are seeking 'legal knockouts' to dodge transparency

Adam Foxton

It certainly would!

Excel has a built-in interface for querying external databases. If the data was exposed sensibly- like the STL mentioned above- it would allow people to filter the data they need out of the whole dataset and work on it from there. Not everyone will need or want every field or all 11 million records!

When you only have a small hammer, filter out any inappropriately large nails.

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