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Re: Memory Overhead

From: Vadim Plessky <lucy-ples@mtu-net.ru>
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2001 21:54:36 +0000
To: Razvan Costea-Barlutiu <cbrazvan@baltan.bsd.uchicago.edu>, www-dom@w3.org
Message-Id: <20010912180731.2314A7473@mtu.ru>
On Wednesday 12 September 2001 16:24, Razvan Costea-Barlutiu wrote:
|   Vadim--
|   As a result of the replies i got from the DOM involved people on the
|   mailing list i figured that the problem is in my implementation.
|   As Joseph Kesselman pointed out, there are a lot of elements that can be
|   simply replicated by pointers where duplicates are found.
|   This is the clear example of a database replication on an XML file, where
|   the DB structure can be defined in a XSL file or in a DTD and the DOM
|   implementation can use that information to build the tree.
|   My DOM implementation (which is at its VERY early stages) simply built
|   nodes again and again, regardless of the number of occurences of elements
|   or attribtes, therefore consuming large amount of memory.
|   I won't post the file because it is a trivial copy+paste created file,
| for stress-testing only, considering the size of the file. I generated the

Ok, I see.
May I ask you to try this file/link:
(it's exactly what I have on disk, but from Jan.5th, 2001; so current version 
may vary)
As I do not meet every day new people doing own (new) DOM implementation, I 
am very interested in work you done :-)
So, what will be memory usage/speed of your DOM implementation for URL above?

| file with XMLSpy from the sample database that you can find in MSAccess.
| After that, i just Copied and pasted its contents growing exponentially the
| size of the file. The number of elements reached about 230.000.
|   So, it's a trivial example.
|   --Razvan
|   At 11:11 AM 9/12/01 +0000, Vadim Plessky wrote:
|   >
|   >Any chance that you can put this 1.7MB file somewhere online (better -
|   >zip'ed) so we can test with different browsers?
|   >Konqueror (www.konqueror.org) has very good DOM-, CSS2- based "KHTML"

BTW: if you are interested in different DOM implementation(s), I highly 
recommend to take a look on KHTML. It's Object-Oriented, C++-based. Works 
pretty fast.


Vadim Plessky
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