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Re: xml editors for f9



On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 01:04:52PM -0500, Ted Roche wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 8:13 PM, Dave Feustel <dfeustel mindspring com> wrote:
> > I've been looking for an xml editor to use on F9,
> > but so far I am batting 0%.
> 
> Hi, Dave:
> 
> What would qualify an editor as an "xml editor?" Are you looking for
> auto-completion, folding, flagging incorrect structures, validation
> against DTDs and Schemas, xml-smart macros?
> 
> XML is just text. My general rule is that it's better to stick with
> the text editor you know and find add-on packages or macros for it
> than to have a different editor for every flavor of text file out
> there, but that's just me.
> 
> So, what are you looking for in an XML editor?

Structure folding is the biggie for me. I have used vim for all my editing. I
agree with you about using just one editor if possible.
> -- 
> Ted Roche
> Ted Roche & Associates, LLC
> http://www.tedroche.com


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