Table 1


Comparison timings for the Microsoft XML parser, the JavaScript/DOM converter, and converted XML to parse a fully loaded document.

PROCESSNUMBER OF ELEMENTSPARSING TIME (sec)DOC SIZE (KB)
MS's JScript XML parser307.01
300294.09
XML-to-DOM Converter301.01
30054.09
JavaScript Document COnverted from XML300.013
3000.0821
The test system was a Pentium 133 with 64MB of RAM. In each case, the XML data source was located on the local machine. The "JScript parser" referred to in the first row is a sample script shipped with Microsoft's Internet Client Software Development Kit (INetSDK), which uses the MSXML applet to parse XML and bind it to an HTML table.