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

Brian Quinlan BrianQ at ActiveState.com
Mon Oct 15 19:54:42 CEST 2001


Markus wrote:
> hello
> 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....)

Fortunately, there are two projects that are working on providing
bridges between the C++ versions of Xalan and Xerces and Python:

Pyana is focused on providing Xalan's transformation capabilities to
Python scripts:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/pyana
http://pyana.sourceforge.net/docs/

Pirxx is focused on providing an interface to Xerces, right now it
only provides SAX2 drivers but work is on-going:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/pirxx
(don't know where the docs are)

Cheers,
Brian






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