Ptr to Fast Well-Formed XML parser (Java)? (C-expat)

Anders W. Tell anderst at
Wed Jan 20 09:00:34 GMT 1999

What about "expat" ?
Have you had time and interest to run the same datafile through expat ?

It would be interesting to be able to compare Java parsers with a C parser.


Michael.Kay at wrote:

> > Last year in May, Mike Kay made a parser benchmark with a
> > simple SAX 1.0 application. The bench was between AElfred, Lark, MSXML,
> > xml4j and XP and at the time XP was the fastest. Perhaps he could do the
> > benchmark again?
> It so happens I did some recent measurements (different data file) as
> follows:
> SAX parsers:
> xp         4387 ms
> oracle     7862 ms
> xml4j      7771 ms
> sun        3736 ms
> Mike Kay

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