String interning (WAS: SAX2/Java: Towards a final form)

Lars Marius Garshol larsga at
Thu Jan 13 08:52:09 GMT 2000

* Miles Sabin
| And I think you're assuming a single processor JVM. The
| synchronization overhead picture is *very* different on multi-
| processors.

* Tim Bray
| Well yeah, but this pre-intern string table is internal to the parser,
| and I think XML parsers are perforce single-threaded, because XML
| docs are.  Or am I missing something? 

The case where you have different threads parsing different documents?
The JVM interning table is shared, so...

--Lars M.

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