Bill Roper (billroper) wrote,
Bill Roper

Things That Don't Scale: Entry #42

There are some approaches in programming that simply don't scale.

One of them, I am now reminded after running a bunch of timing tests, is reading large XML data using DOM. My only consolation is that I was not the one who decided that using DOM was a good idea.

I have suggested using a nice serial forward-only XML reader.

And that someone else can fix up the code to do so. :)
Tags: computers, home, musings, tech, xml
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