[Zope] Parsed XML

Chris McDonough chrism@zope.com
Thu, 13 Jun 2002 07:51:47 -0400

ParsedXML is not particularly speedy.  You may want to consider using 
minidom if you dont need the management capabilities.

Dennis Allison wrote:
> I have been using the ParsedXML product. Anyone else out there with
> experience using this product?
> My immediate concern is performance.  Relatively simple operations take
> long times.  For example, I have several related chunks of ParsedXML
> ranging in size from 1K to 14K and averaging about 5K.  (Of course that 
> doesn't say much about the structural complexity, but it's fair to say 
> that each xml document has 20 to 100 nodes.  I have an External Method 
> that PrettyPrints the XML and writes the result to a file.  For the 60K
> of XML it takes 72 seconds of (mostly) dedicated processing.
> Any ideas why ParsedXML exhibits poor performance?
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Chris McDonough                    Zope Corporation
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