[XML-SIG] Zope and DOM
Rob W. W. Hooft
Tue, 6 Jun 2000 14:10:37 +0200 (CEST)
>>>>> "PP" == Paul Prescod <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.