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- Subject: RE: [xml-dev] String interning (Was: [xml-dev] Binary XML == "spawn of the devil" ?)
- From: "Hunsberger, Peter" <Peter.Hunsberger@stjude.org>
- Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2003 13:44:15 -0500
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- Thread-topic: [xml-dev] String interning (Was: [xml-dev] Binary XML == "spawn of the devil" ?)
Michael Kay <email@example.com> asks:
> Sent: Monday, August 04, 2003 1:31 PM
> To: Hunsberger, Peter; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: [xml-dev] String interning (Was: [xml-dev]
> Binary XML == "spawn of the devil" ?)
> > One of my vague long term projects is to look at ways of
> > building and utilizing a sort of PSVI database. (Binary XML
> > that never leaves the
> > building...) Essentially we have a large project that reuses (and
> > reuses) various XML fragments from many different sources in
> > many different combinations many times (controlled by some
> > small number of parameters). Think of this as a cache of
> > parsed XML that can subsequently be consumed by XSLT
> > transforms.
> Or think of it as a Native XML Database.
> (Why make it a vague long term project when you can get one today?)
Because, the other half of the project is to hook this into the guts of
Cocoon as the internal caching mechanism (which implies that at the very
least all the pieces have to be Open Source, and ideally there would be
a cross parser API (hint, hint))...
And if that's not enough, the other half of the project (three halves
you ask? It's a big project...) is that the data originates from
multiple legacy relational databases that are already hanging around.