[XML-SIG] the faster way to get a dom.

uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com
Tue, 17 Oct 2000 17:48:46 -0600

> > Right now you can only specify parser by hacking FromXml or
> > influencing saxlib's choice of parser as you say.  It might be
> > useful to write some low-level 4DOM readers that don't have to go
> > through SAX.  For instance, using sgmlop's low-level interface
> > should be _many_ times faster than expat via saxlib.
> As a starting point, I'd try using sgmlop through the sgmlop SAX
> driver. To achieve that, it would be simplest if the From* methods
> took a parser= keyword argument which would allow the caller to
> specify a pre-fabricated parser object. This is a small effort and
> might reveal whether sgmlop is suitable for building DOM trees or not
> (and perhaps fix it if it is not).


I'll add this and post some bench-marks so we can think it over.

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