Re: [xsl] XSLTPROC performance

Subject: Re: [xsl] XSLTPROC performance
From: Colin Paul Adams <colin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 14:14:33 +0000
>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

    Andrew> On 21/12/2007, Colin Paul Adams <colin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
    >> The cost of the JVM start-up cannot be eliminated, but it can
    >> be amortised. For a fair comparison, you need to know what this
    >> overhead is, so you can make sensible judgements.

    Andrew> I don't think it needs to be amortised... If you start the
    Andrew> timing at the correct point and ignore the first few runs
    Andrew> then I'd say you can safely forget about JVM startup and
    Andrew> warm-up for the remaining runs.

Then you've ignored it completely, so you don't get a fair comparison.
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire

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