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

Thomas Conway conway at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Sat Jun 16 08:12:29 AEST 2001

On Sat, Jun 16, 2001 at 12:23:27AM EST, Ralph Becket wrote:
> > 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.

I haven't committed it yet since I haven't had a chance to address
your comments. Since I am unlikely to have a chance to look at it
in the near future, you could apply the diff yourself and try.

  Thomas Conway )O+
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