-OleFileIO_PL is a Python module to read Microsoft OLE2 files (Structured
-Storage), such as Microsoft Office documents, Image Composer and FlashPix files,
+OleFileIO_PL is a Python module to read Microsoft OLE2 files (also called
+Structured Storage or Compound Document File Format), such as Microsoft Office
+documents, Image Composer and FlashPix files, Outlook messages, etc.
-This is an improved version of the OleFileIO module from PIL library v1.1.6
+This is an improved version of the OleFileIO module from PIL, the excellent
+Python Imaging Library v1.1.6, created and maintained by Fredrik Lundh.
+The API is still compatible with PIL, but the internal implementation has been
+improved a lot, with bugfixes and a more robust design. As far as I know, this
+module is the most complete and robust Python implementation to read MS OLE2
+files, portable on several OSes.
WARNING: THIS IS (STILL) WORK IN PROGRESS.