[mercury-users] XML Parsing

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Tue Jun 5 23:30:12 AEST 2001

On 02-Jun-2001, Michael Day <mikeday at corplink.com.au> wrote:
> I've complained about this before, but just for the sake of repetition
> I'll give it another try.
> the XML parser in mercury-extras
> takes 42 seconds to parse a simple XML file that takes under a second to
> parse with any other XML parser.

This thread has had too much discussion and too little profiling!

Rather than just complaining about the poor performance, why don't you
profile the application and see what is actually taking all the time?
Then we might actually have something worth discussing.

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