From: D. Starner (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Apr 20 2004 - 18:49:21 EDT
"Raymond Mercier" <RaymondM@compuserve.com> writes:
> The problem of the size of Unihan has nothing at all to do with the cost of
> storage, and everything to do with the functioning of programs that might
> open and read it.
It's a data file stored as a text file to be simple; it's not designed
with reading as its primary goal. less and vim work just fine here.
> I wish the people who designed this file would accept the need for a more
> structured and sophisticated approach. Why not, for example, have a basic
> html file, with html-links to the various sections ?
Because it's a data file, and it's easier to process without all that HTML
junk to discard.
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