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Which XML open-source parsers is the fastest

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I know there are three most popular open-source XML parsers. They are expat,
libxml, and Xerces. All three are cross-platform. Does anybody test these
three parsers? Which one is the fastest when loading and parsing large XML
files? Thanks.
Jul 20 '05 #1
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bloon wrote:
I know there are three most popular open-source XML parsers. They are expat,
libxml, and Xerces. All three are cross-platform. Does anybody test these
three parsers? Which one is the fastest when loading and parsing large XML
files? Thanks.


http://piccolo.sourceforge.net/bench.html

Google will also find others for you.
I prefer Expat. Not only for its speed but
also for its stability. The API is stable by
now and the implemenation also.

While writing regression tests, I found that
Expat has no problems with XML tags that have
10000 attributes. But libxml ...
Jul 20 '05 #2

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