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   Re: [xml-dev] Editing huge files; recommended Java parsers?

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On Fri, 24 Sep 2004, David Byrden wrote:

> For editing files of around 200MB without unusual
> power or memory consumption, what is recommended
> for the Java platform?
> The edits are probably local, so the obvious approach
> is to build a memory tree for specific subtrees of the
> document. What parser would help? We'd like to do as
> little custom programming as possible.

You might want to look at the XML Cursor API provided by BEA XMLBeans. It
allows you to walk through a document, token by token, and as needed create
DOM-like objects of fragments. You can learn more from the on-line


// Gregory Murphy.  Isopaleocopria.


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