external parsed entites (was: A unique ID question ?)
kragen at pobox.com
Thu Nov 11 16:12:47 GMT 1999
G. Ken Holman writes:
> My XSLT/XPath book is written in XML. For downstream processing of the PDF
> it needs to be one large contiguous instance.
> For editing, I have every individual lesson (each between one and 10 frames
> in length) in individual external parsed entities. The entirety is over
> 300 printed pages ... I don't want to pull all of that into my editor to
> work on a single lesson.
Hmm. So the reason external parsed entities are useful to you is that
you use an editor that can't handle editing a 5-megabyte file
painlessly? If you were using Emacs, which easily handles editing
multi-hundred-megabyte files, would your need for external parsed
entities go away?
<kragen at pobox.com> Kragen Sitaker <http://www.pobox.com/~kragen/>
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