XML parsing memory overhead concerns

Clark C. Evans clark.evans at manhattanproject.com
Fri Dec 17 05:50:52 GMT 1999

On Fri, 17 Dec 1999, James Clark wrote:
> Paul Miller wrote:
> > The only way I could have done that
> > and keep the sub-element parsing model that I want is to have expat
> > parse entire document into one big internal memory buffer.
> How so?  You can layer a next event style interface on top of expat by
> maintaining a queue of events.  A request for the next event returns the
> head of the queue; if the queue is empty, it fills the queue by reading
> another chunk of input and passing it to XML_Parse() with event handlers
> that append to the queue of events.


This would require a multi-threaded approach, 
is this correct?


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