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Subject Re: GSoC: XPath support for Axiom
Date Tue, 25 Mar 2008 03:11:32 GMT
You might also want to check out VTD-XML's XPath engine which performs
extremely well against other XPath engines.
Jimmy Zhang 

Kaushalye Kapuruge writes: 

> Varuna Jayasiri wrote:
>> Hi, 
>>  I am an engineering undergraduate from University of Moratuwa and I am 
>> interested in working on the XPath project. There are a couple of things 
>> not clear for me about this project. I read the previous thread on this 
>> topic and found it very useful.
>>  I would like to know how much consideration should be given to the 
>> performance of the XPath engine, since performance will be critical if 
>> large amounts of data are to be queried. Should it be made extendable 
>> (flexible) so that performance issues could be dealt later on, without 
>> giving it much consideration at this stage
> +1
>>  Also it was mentioned in the previous thread that this will not be 
>> integrated with Axis2/C? Does this mean that this will not be part of 
>> Axis2C and be used only for project Rampart?
> Not really. The XPath impl is part of AXIOM, which is the XML infoset 
> model used by projects such as Apache Axis2/C, Apache Rampart/C and Apache 
> Sandesha2/C :). As the AXIOM is still part of Axis2/C, obviously the 
> proposed XPath impl will be part of Axis2/C.
>> If it is so, should the API be tailored for the requirements of Rampart 
>> (perhaps, slightly deviating from XPath API structure in Axis2/Java)?
> Nop. Not at all. Rather Apache Rampart/C can be used to try out the 
> implementation.
>> Thank you very much
>> -- 
>> Varuna
>> <>
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