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   Re: Frontline report from the Desperate Fgrep Hacker

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  • From: David Megginson <david@megginson.com>
  • To: xml-dev@xml.org
  • Date: 11 Feb 2000 06:25:54 -0500

Sean McGrath <digitome@iol.ie> writes:

> [John Cowan]
> >I happened to know that the element always appeared on a single
> >line of the file: the start tag, the character data, the end tag.
> How could you possibly know that? 

Because he made the documents.  Personally, I use regular expressions
in Emacs on my own XML documents all the time, because I know the
lexical format in advance.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david@megginson.com


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