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

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  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • To: David Brownell <david-b@pacbell.net>, xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Thu, 18 Nov 1999 12:13:22 -0800

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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