Re: read-entity/sgml-parse and file access?

Subject: Re: read-entity/sgml-parse and file access?
From: Norman Walsh <ndw@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 5 Nov 1998 07:42:30 -0500
I'm guessing that no-replies=not-possible. Darn.

/ Norman Walsh <ndw@xxxxxxxxxx> was heard to say:
| I'm experimenting with read-entity and sgml-parse and I have a
| small problem. If I attempt either of these functions on a file
| that doesn't exist, I get an error.  Is it possible to test for
| the existance of the file first?  The document I'd like to read
| might not exist (which for this application would be fine).

Norman Walsh <ndw@xxxxxxxxxx>      | All the labors of the ages, all                 | the devotion, all the inspiration,
                                   | all the noonday brightness of
                                   | human genius, are destined to
                                   | extinction--Bertrand Russell

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