SAX2: Namespace Processing and NSUtils helper class

Miles Sabin msabin at
Thu Dec 16 14:55:43 GMT 1999

David Megginson wrote,
> still, it does add an extra level of indirection, and every 
> indirection in an API is an open flame in a powder magazine
> (it won't cause any problems as long as you're careful and 
> follow the proper procedures, but...).

Bear in mind that a decent JIT should be able to eliminate a
lot of the overhead in this case.

I really think you're getting too hung up on the performance
issue too early. Sure, tune it if it proves to be a bottleneck,
but, please, do some benchmarks before twisting the twisting
the design in the name of optimization.



Miles Sabin                       Cromwell Media
Internet Systems Architect        5/6 Glenthorne Mews
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