[XML-SIG] Zope and DOM

Rob W. W. Hooft rob@hooft.net
Tue, 6 Jun 2000 14:10:37 +0200 (CEST)

>>>>> "PP" == Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net> writes:

 PP> "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.

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

Reading the original message, I thought that the "tricky stuff" might 
become available. If the dom-ification could stop at the "bookmark" level
in an XBEL file, the total amount of objects would drop significantly.