Switching between DOM and SAX

Don Park donpark at quake.net
Sat Sep 19 23:42:18 BST 1998

>> When processing large documents building entire trees is
>> resource intensive and time consuming. Sometimes you only
>> the power of tree navigation stuff for sub-parts of the
>> source document.
>This is difficult with the DOM, because every Node must have
>a pointer to the root (Document) Node.

In PR3 of the Docuverse DOM SDK, there will be a couple of SAX event filters
for pruning the tree before it is converted into a DOM document.  This
solves a good part of the very large document problems.

Don Park

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