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   Re: [xml-dev] XML-appropriate editing data structures

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Bryce K. Nielsen wrote:
 > Eh, my opinion has always been XML is Text, so why overcomplicate the
 > editor? The editor should be a simple but powerful text editor with some
 > very minor XML conveniences thrown in. Which was what prompted me to 
 > the xmlHack editor. It's modelled somewhat after Allaire's Homesite
 > application (now Macromedia's). An HTML editor with no visual bells and
 > whistles, just simple text. I can open a 75mb document in xmlHack in 
about 5
 > seconds. Once open, the whole thing is highlighted, ready to go, no 
 > trying to create objects. Just your text ready for your editing.

Can't argue with that. If you do less, you can do it in less memory.

Bob Foster

 > A lot of people for and against XML don't take the time to consider the
 > proper usage of XML in large documents. Those I've spoken with who 
hate XML,
 > or at least feel it's used in the wrong places, are usually because 
they are
 > dealing with large documents and whatever application is processing them
 > crumbles (such as Microsoft's Biztalk, can't handle a document larger 
 > 20mb). And on the flipside, those for XML usually state things like 
XML is
 > great for small documents, instant internet communications, etc. Both 
 > fail to realize that if coded properly, size matters not.
 > Bryce K. Nielsen
 > SysOnyx, Inc. (www.sysonyx.com)
 > Makers of xmlHack, the Simple XML Editor
 > http://www.sysonyx.com/products/xmlhack


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