[jdom-interest] Xerces.jar too big

Ian Lea ian.lea at blackwell.co.uk
Fri Jun 29 13:03:59 PDT 2001

You could have a look at MinML2, http://www.wilson.co.uk/xml/minml2.htm.
Not as fully featured as Xerces et al, but much smaller.

ian.lea at blackwell.co.uk

Christian Schmitt wrote:
> Hi everybody !
> I am using jdom for basic XML reading and mapping to Java objects and
> since the application should run as an applet I would like to keep the
> overall size of the application to a reasonable amount. The Xerces
> parser with its xerces.jar file is quiet big in my opinion (1.4MB) where
> as the other parts of the application are very small.
> Are all provided packages really mandatory in order to run jdom or what
> packages can be removed ? Or does it exist another parser that is more
> compact ?
> Many thanks for your help
> Chris

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