Newbie Question: can this snippet be optimized?

Raymond Hettinger vze4rx4y at
Wed Jun 25 17:44:01 CEST 2003

<Hedr> wrote in message news:3ef9ba07.117801375 at
> Hi Pythonians,
> The underlying snippet is copied from which is in the XML
> package which I am currently using. Cloning nodes seem to take a
> considerable amount of time, hence I went looking in the code whether
> optimizations could be made.

Try applying psyco.bind() to see if you can
get a substantial speed-up.

Raymond Hettinger

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