Bruce Lilly wrote:
The number of text editors is very large and probably growing.
The biggest problem with XML editors is that they are unproductive.
Editing XML in all of the ones I've seen goes something like:
1. hunt for mouse
2. move cursor to nondescript icon and click
3. try to figure out what it is
4. type a few characters of text
5. go to step 1
(or see http://www.ivritype.com/xml/) [no, I didn't write it and I
don't care about MS Windows programs]
Conversely, nroff source can be generated directly from a keyboard; no
need to embark on wild mouse chases.
I am producing XML with a text editor as well. Plugins allow
one-keystroke syntax checks (== run it through an XML parser) or preview
of HTML (== display it in a browser with XSLT).
Best regards, Julian
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