XML processing experiments

Chris Lovett clovett at microsoft.com
Thu Nov 6 02:24:14 GMT 1997

> At 07:03 PM 04/11/97 +0700, James Clark wrote:
> >If all you want to do is be able to
> >correctly parse well-formed XML, and you don't care about detecting
> >whether or not it is well-formed, how much code does it take and is it
> >significantly faster than using an XML parser ...
> >Lark: 10.5 seconds .. MSXML: 24 .. nsgmlsu: 8 .. sgcount:11 .. 
> >xmlec (C): 0.5 seconds .. (Java): 1.5 seconds.
[Chris Lovett]  Tree building is a killer for large documents because of the
heap activity.  Initial experiments that stub out tree building in MSXML
show about a 100% improvement on my machine.  


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