[XML-SIG] Zope and DOM

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Tue, 06 Jun 2000 05:14:31 -0500

"Rob W. W. Hooft" wrote:
> I'll be waiting for this, as currently a 37kB XBEL file which I read
> into Zope using XMLDocument (actually a Zsubclass [or is that
> subZclass?]  XBELDocument that I wrote) turned into a 550kB ZODB.... I
> guess with the power you are describing here that can be made a lot
> more efficient.

Unless you do some tricky stuff, a 10* blowup is par for the course in
importing XML documents into object databases. All of a sudden you've
got pointers all over the place from elements to their parents and to
their siblings and so forth.
 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for himself
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