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   Re: [xml-dev] Alternatives to DOM for writing XML

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At 6:06 PM -0500 11/8/02, Wayne Henshaw wrote:
>Hi all,
>   We are trying to solve the problem of writing large XML documents (so
>large that we can't use our DOM parser because of memory constraints)
>and are wondering how other people have handled the problem. I know that
>although "SAXWriter" isn't formally a part of the the SAX API there are
>some libraries that include one, but the parser we use does not. Adding
>to the challenge is the fact that our application is C/C++, so we can't
>easily use Java support. Any suggestions? Thanks.

I often just use OutputStreams, Writers, and Strings for this task. 
Debugging takes a little more work but not significantly more 
brainpower or CPU time. See 
http://www.cafeconleche.org/books/xmljava/chapters/ch03.html for 
in-depth discussion of this option.

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