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Re: "Binary XML" proposals
- From: Christian Nentwich <email@example.com>
- To: "Oleg A. Paraschenko" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 15:12:19 +0100
> In order to demonstrate it, I compared that module with 'XML::Parser'.
> I took ~1000 XML files in sum ~40 Mb. Result is: general-purpose XML parser
> is faster than pyx parser. By the way, XML::Parser was also converting
> content of file to utf8.
It escapes me how code that has to eliminate whitespace, find element
boundaries, match closing elements, etc. can be faster than your code.
... a binary format can even eliminate well-formedness checks ...
So I will simply attribute it to /dev/hands then :)