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Re: files in international/l10n take too long to process

On Fri, Jul 28, 2000 at 02:17:34PM +0200, Denis Barbier wrote:
> > What I'm saying is: most of the file doesn't need passes 5 (divert) and 9
> > (slices). The line 897 is the only one that uses slices:
> > 
> > 	<vendor Linpus Technologies[ZH: ¦Ê¸ê¬ì§Þ:] "LinuxShop"[ZH: Linux ±M½æ©±:]>
> > 
> > So we could also skip pass 9 for everything but that line.
> No, have a look at vendors.CD.def, all macros need translations. With
>    wml -p1-8 -D CUR_YEAR=2000 vendors.wml
> you see what input is passed to pass 9.

Right, sorry, I didn't notice.

> Unfortunately <protect> tags cannot be nested, and this misbehaviour has
> not been fixed yet :(


I didn't know pass=x,y worked, though, the manual page (from 1.7.4) said
"When you use pass then SPEC can be either #-, -#, #-# or just # while # can
be between 1 and 9.".

> I am not sure if it is worth trying to fix this long time processing, a
> much useful job would be to split this file (vendors.en.html is 120KB).


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