Re: [xsl] Fast Processor XSLt

Subject: Re: [xsl] Fast Processor XSLt
From: Daniel Veillard <daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2001 22:12:22 +0200
On Wed, Sep 12, 2001 at 08:46:08PM +0100, Michael Kay wrote:
> The point is that if a user is experiencing performance which is
> sufficiently bad that they're prepared to consider switching XSLT processor,
> then they probably need an order of magnitude improvement. Recoding the
> stylesheet is quite likely to yield an order of magnitude improvement (I've
> seen several cases of hundred-fold improvements), whereas switching
> processor is very unlikely to give an improvement factor better than two or
> three at best, unless they are using a processor that is chronically bad.

  True, algorithm improvement can generate serious improvement usually
not reached by checking with another compiler.

  I was just trying to balance the impression that a free processor
may not be worth checking if you already use Microsoft tools which was
a bit irritating to me :-)


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