XML Memory Requirements (was Re: Feeling good about SML)

Tim Bray tbray at textuality.com
Thu Nov 18 20:12:27 GMT 1999

At 09:57 AM 11/18/99 -0800, David Brownell wrote:
>The technique I used in Sun's parser may be good for many folk to steal.
>It involves using the standard Character.getType() method (which has
>access to lots of Unicode tables, and in recent JVMs uses native code
>to quickly access them) and then filtering that output by the rules in
>the XML spec.   

Fine, but the Lark technique *doesn't* require storing any Unicode
tables and thus uses an order of magnitude (probably) less memory; or
am I missing something? -T.

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