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On Friday 11 October 2002 11:22 am, Karl Waclawek wrote:
> > > As I noted, the speedup is most likely because the cost of building
> > > a DOM is usually in object construction, rather than in parsing.
> > Ahh, I see. Yes, I take it back, Patrick's observations *are* an
> > effective demonstration that building smaller DOMs takes substantially
> > less time than building larger DOMs from the same source document and
> > therefore that pre-processing to remove (or turn into text nodes) data
> > that you're not interested in is a good tactic.
> I am wondering why there is no API combining Push or Pull with DOM.
> Most DOM parsers have an underlying event parser anyway.
You could use a SAX filter if the DOM builder can take SAX as input.