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Dennis Sosnoski wrote:
> Not sure what you're basing this on, Rich, but it doesn't match what
> I've seen. See the results at
> http://xbis.sourceforge.net/performance.html, for instance, where
> generating text XML from a parse event stream takes on average about the
> same amount of time as parsing the text to get back the parse event
That sounds suspicious. Parsing has a lot more overhead than just
writing out text strings. I suspect the real comparison here may be
between a system that does full well-formedness checking and one that
doesn't. Many systems can blast XML out pretty quickly using printf or
equivalent. They don't necessarily need to call a method for each tag or
text node or check well-formedness on output.
Elliotte Rusty Harold email@example.com
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