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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
> 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.
> 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
> or at least feel it's used in the wrong places, are usually because
> 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
> 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