Rough start... (emacs byte-compiling)

Paul W. Frields paul at
Tue Aug 31 18:20:22 UTC 2004

On Tue, 2004-08-31 at 13:30, Dave Pawson wrote:
> > > Of course, 'M-x byte-compile-file' also does the trick.
> > > 
> > > There are other byte-compiling options that may make more sense for 
> > > a given context. See the attached screenshot 
> > > 'emacs-byte-compiling.png' for a visual of the menu-based usage.
> > 
> > Well, I'll be darned. It really is faster loading!
> The other trick, once documents become large, is to 
> 'compile' the dtd producing xyz.ced, which psgml then
> uses, and it 'reads' the dtd so much quicker.
>   Probably not noticable until the file size is significant;
> but well worth doing.

Ah, now *that* I've done before. Since my markup of Strunk's book was in
separate chapter files, that step was invaluable.

Paul W. Frields, RHCE

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