[m-dev.] RE: [m-rev.] fix to improve the performance of the XML parser.

Ralph Becket rbeck at microsoft.com
Sat Jun 16 00:23:27 AEST 2001

> From: Thomas Conway [mailto:conway at cs.mu.OZ.AU]
> Sent: 13 June 2001 01:36
> The following change enables the big `or' combinator sequences
> in the XML parser to become static constants. I haven't checked
> the performance directly, but I have checked the C code. ;-)

Has anyone had a chance to see what the performance gain is from
Thomas' patch?  I'm dying to find out how competitive the pure 
combinator based approach is.  It's very elegant code and at
2500 lines fairly concise.

- Ralph
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