[Pipet Devel] Getting rid of modification of xml definition files

J.W. Bizzaro jeff at bioinformatics.org
Sun Jul 30 06:39:39 EDT 2000

"J.W. Bizzaro" wrote:
> (3) if writing to .n all the time is any better or quicker
> than writing to .def's all the time.

Isn't it true that, with .n, a single link change will require the entire .n
file (with "tons" of nodes) to rewritten while, with .def, only one small file
will have to be rewritten?

J.W. Bizzaro                                           jeff at bioinformatics.org
Director, Bioinformatics.org: The Open Lab     http://bioinformatics.org/~jeff
"Let the machine do the dirty work." -- Kernighan and Ritchie

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