Why is xml.dom.minidom so slow?

Paul Boddie paul at boddie.net
Mon Jan 6 12:46:04 CET 2003


martin at v.loewis.de (Martin v. Löwis wrote in message news:<m3n0mimxe7.fsf at mira.informatik.hu-berlin.de>...
> "Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at pythonware.com> writes:
> 
> > moving the tree building from Python to C++ can easily buy you 10x,
> > no matter what parser you're using.
> 
> Indeed; this is what makes 4Suite's cDomlette so fast.

And cDomlette produces document representations that can be
manipulated using standards-compliant APIs, too, for those of us that
care about that kind of thing. Hats off to Fourthought! :-)

Paul




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