Re: external parsed entites (was: A unique ID question ?)
At 99/11/11 11:12 -0500, Kragen Sitaker wrote: >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? No, I work better with smaller chunks of data and choose to work this way. >If you were using Emacs, which easily handles editing >multi-hundred-megabyte files, would your need for external parsed >entities go away? No. And, Emacs doesn't give me the features I want when I write. But I think that is beside the point. Should tools be limiting the way I work? Hopefully not. I want to work with small chunks and external parsed entities help me do that. .............. Ken -- G. Ken Holman mailto:gkholman@C... Crane Softwrights Ltd. http://www.CraneSoftwrights.com/x/ Box 266, Kars, Ontario CANADA K0A-2E0 +1(613)489-0999 (Fax:-0995) Web site: XSL/XML/DSSSL/SGML services, training, libraries, products. Practical Transformation Using XSLT and XPath ISBN 1-894049-02-0 Next instructor-led training: 1999-12-05/06, 1999-12-07, - 2000-02-27/28, 2000-05-11/12, 2000-05-15 xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To unsubscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; unsubscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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