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Old 11-23-2012, 09:12 AM   #79
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Originally Posted by DaleDe View Post
But an eBook reader typically loads and parses an entire file at once into its ram memory so a jump within a file (current ram contents) is way faster than loading another file doing the jump and then reloading the original file.
Maybe, but then you could put all your book in a single file, and it would only make things slower (slower opening of the book, slower refreshing when changing font, etc.). So there's some kind of trade-off between avoiding much inter-file linking and avoiding large files.
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