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   Re: [xml-dev] The 11-pound solution to your XML problems

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Martin Klang wrote:
> let me take a wild guess here and say that the 11 pounder might just be a
> PC running Xalan (or some other opensource xslt-engine) on linux with a
> bit of bespoke software and four NICs, dressed up nicely in a 1u rack and
> painted green. hardly 'specialised hardware', if that would be the case,
> and i can't see any indication from the datasheet that it isn't.

In fact, if someone commissioned me to build a standalone box that 
processed XML real efficiently, that's how I'd build it.  Among other 
things, that outsources the processing-speed R&D to Intel and AMD. -Tim


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