[jdom-interest] Question about JDOM & memory usage

James Strachan james at metastuff.com
Tue Nov 14 01:49:19 PST 2000

Check out my proposal on this very subject on the archives...


I'll be posting details of an implementation to this list in the next week
or so.


James Strachan
email: james at metastuff.com
web: http://www.metastuff.com

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Hatalski" <mhatalski at ipnetsolutions.com>
To: <jdom-interest at jdom.org>
Sent: Monday, November 13, 2000 9:22 PM
Subject: [jdom-interest] Question about JDOM & memory usage

> In Jason Hunter & Brett McLaughlin's JavaWorld article "Easy Java/XML
> integration w/ JDOM", there's a quote:
> "(JDOM)... does not require the entire document to be in memory. The API
> allows
> for future flyweight implementations that load information only when
> I'm wondering what work has/is being done in that area, and what's that
> status?
> Alternatively, does anybody have any suggestions for using JDOM in working
> with
> large XML document that are relatively "flat" (i.e. the trees are wide,
> deep).  Given some element with a lot of children, it'd be nice to begin
> processing the children before the entire document has been parsed into
> memory,
> and also to be able to release a child's memory once it has been
> Thanks,
> --Mike
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