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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: JXTemplate performance
Date Wed, 05 May 2004 21:32:49 GMT
Ralph Goers wrote:

> In looking at JXTemplate it looks like many, if not all, of the things 
> we are doing with XSLT could possibly be done with JXTemplate instead. 
> Is this correct, or am I missing something.

JXTemplate has many of the XSLT control structure, but lacks everything 
that is related to template rules. So both are complementary.

> Secondly, if I can replace XSLT with JXTemplate, is it worth it?  It 
> certainly could be more readable, but would it perform better?

JXTemplate as a transformer certainly runs way slower than XSLT, since 
the template being the input of the transformer, its compilation occurs 
for every request.

Also JXTemplate isn't cachable both in its generator and transformer 


Sylvain Wallez                                  Anyware Technologies 
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