parsers for Palm?

David Megginson david at
Tue Jun 29 20:32:59 BST 1999

Tim Bray writes:

 > I disagree.  We went through this quite a bit in the XML Syntax
 > Working Group.  It is absolutely *not* the case that DTD parsing is
 > demonstrably very expensive.

It added only a tiny handful of private methods to AElfred (which is a
recursive-descent parser).  Tim's Lark is, a think, a finite state
machine, so I'll take his word for it that there was no significant
bloat there either.

David Megginson                 david at

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