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Re: Xform is going very slow on big Instances

From: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2006 13:53:21 +0100
Message-ID: <640dd5060607270553y41f45ed6kea855ecd7889ba51@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Oliver Rath" <rath@mglug.de>
Cc: www-forms@w3.org

Hi Oliver,

> At the moment Im testing some bigger xforms document, written  for
> generating a big formular with a lot of boilerplates (>1000) witch an
> embedded repeat-sequence (for generating text from a list of
> boilerplates). The formular is running under Firefox with the
> xforms-plugin 0.6.
> [...]
> So i have generated 57 instances. But this didnt speed up the
> repeating sequence. Not for one second! I dont know why. Could it be
> sensful, to use binding tag instead of the ref? Is there maybe a better
> solution available?

My guess is that it's not the size of the data that's the problem, but
the number of controls that would be generated when using xf:repeat
across such a large nodeset. If you want to test that theory, try the
technique explained in the article "Using repeat with large nodesets"
on our skimstone site:


Best regards,


Mark Birbeck
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