"Its Me" <itsme213 / hotmail.com> wrote in message
> I am having extreme speed issues with some simple rexml code and want to
> know if I am doing something findamentally wrong.

Browsing the rexml code, it looks like deleting an element can be very
expensive (unless you know its index in its parent), in the order of
O(number_of_siblings). Perhaps this is the cause of the slowdown for me.
Looking at the Element API, I don't think I have any real algorithmic
options. hmmm