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Subject: Re: [xsl] Compacting with xmllint
From: "Ihe Onwuka ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2014 21:40:54 -0000

ok thats useful to know...... Note that strip-space  is already specified
on the stylesheet and I still get the 6MB reduction on file size after
formatting though.

On Sun, Oct 26, 2014 at 8:53 PM, Michael Kay mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx <
xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The question of whether a file is too big to transform depends on the tree
> size, not the lexical XML size. Presumably --format is only changing
> whitespace, and a decent processor will compress whitespace, or remove it
> entirely if you specify xsl:strip-space.
> Michael Kay
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> On 26 Oct 2014, at 20:00, Ihe Onwuka ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxx <
> xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I'm sure most are familiar with the --format option on xmllint to get more
> readable XML. I've also found it useful for compacting a large file. A file
> of mine that was 92MB pre-compacting comes out at 86MB after. This could be
> very handy for files like mine that are bordering on being too big to
> transform.
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