[Use-revolution] Re: Revolution and XML
kray at sonsothunder.com
Thu Nov 29 11:20:02 CST 2001
Hey, Ben... can you post your code? It would be a great one to "optimize" on
the list (just like we did with the "Constraining Movement" thread)...
Just my $0.02,
Sons of Thunder Software
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Ben Rubinstein" <benr at cogapp.com>
To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 7:49 AM
Subject: [Use-revolution] Re: Revolution and XML
> on 29/11/01 4:28 AM, Terry Judd at tsj at unimelb.edu.au wrote:
> > Fine?? I don't doubt you can do it but I do question whether a generic
> > scripted solution is workable. Some Director dude that is more
> > than I (and I'm no neophyte) has written a fairly robust xml parser in
> > but give it a file with a large number of tags that is more that a few K
> > size to chew on and it really chugs.
> on 29/11/01 6:43 AM, Chipp Walters at chipp at chipp.com wrote:
> > It would seem with regular expressions and compiled scripts it could be
> > significantly faster than Director. I don't think director is a very
> > string manimulator in general. At least the last time I looked, it was
> > pretty laborious, more so than HyperCard, SuperCard. Just my two cents.
> The one I've written (very crude at the moment - I've concentrated on
> the API work first, then going back to refine the parser) seems perfectly
> speedy. One of my test documents is about 350K, 5000 lines, 8000
> seems plenty fast enough. My parsing is crude, if I make it more robust
> may get slower - but then I bet someone with more Rev knowledge than me
> could optimise it anyway (I haven't used regex).
> I think Rev/MC is a superb text manipulating engine. I think Director is a
> lousy one.
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