[jdom-interest] XPATH engine

Elliotte Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Wed Nov 9 10:57:52 PST 2005

Kevin L Cobb wrote:

> I'm wondering if JDOM allows me to replace the XPATH implementation with 
> other implementations - I think that the default is JAXEN. Are there 
> speedier XPATH implementations available?

Yes. You might want to consider Saxon, though you'd need to use its API 
rather than JDOM's. You could also try upgrading Jaxen to the latest 
beta version, which should be quite a bit speedier and much less buggy 
than the older one bundled with JDOM.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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