Avdi Grimm <avdi / avdi.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 3:40 PM, Michael Litton
> <michael.e.litton / gmail.com> wrote:
> >  Pure xml output from ActiveRecord::Base takes approx 20s for 500
> >  objects (that are small and simple). Does anyone have any pointers?
> >  How fast is REXML?
> 
> Look into libxml.

The devil is in the details. I rewrote my XML-manipulation class to use
libxml instead of REXML and the libxml-based version of my routine takes
twice as long as the REXML-based version. So it all depends on exactly
what you do with it... m.


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