Competition: fast XML parser for charset labelling

Gavin Thomas Nicol gtn at
Tue Apr 13 15:16:26 BST 1999

> > I think you'll find the cost of the cached result to be on the same
> > (in terms of cost) as dynamically parsing the documents. I have found
> > in such cases, basic system call overhead and CPU usage is roughly the
> > (open and close calls, a couple of reads).
> Thanks for sharing that experience; well, it certainly makes the code
> even easier!

... and more flexible. Cached results are persistent and can get out of

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