SAX2: Namespaces and syntax of compound names

Miles Sabin msabin at
Fri Jun 11 13:02:19 BST 1999

David Megginson wrote,
> Of course, Java will still be happier with the second, 
> since String operations in Java are painfully 
> expensive.  What does everyone else think?

I don't think '{URIpart}localpart' will be significantly
more expensive to split in Java than 'URIpart 
localpart' on some reasonable assumptions about what's 
typical (nested braces in URIpart relatively rare; 
localpart short relative to URIpart etc.)

Maybe we need to see the splitting code for the two 



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