python + xml performance compared to Java and C++ ??

Martin von Loewis loewis at
Mon Oct 15 16:54:00 CEST 2001

"Markus Jais" <mjais at> writes:

> does anyone have experiences how fast xml processing
> and XSLT processing with python (using PyXML and 4Suite tools)
> is, compared to Java and C++ (using the apache tools, like
> Xalan, Xerces....)

I have once compared Xerces/Java with PyXML Expat, see

Add that time, I found the Java parser to be an order of magnitude
slower than Expat.


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