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From Benson Margulies <>
Subject Re: slow performance of DOM parsing in CXF
Date Mon, 16 Mar 2009 11:58:11 GMT
The simple answer is 'no.'.

This sounds to me more like network latency trying to include external
schema than parsing time.

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 7:26 AM, Christopher Cheng
<> wrote:
> I found out that the slow performance of creating ports in CXF is due to DOM
> XML parsing.
> In the class "org.apache.cxf.wsdl11.SchemaUtil", the following line in
> function "extractSchema(Definition def, SchemaCollection schemaCol,
> List<SchemaInfo> schemaInfos)" takes more than 20 seconds to read the schema
> XmlSchema xmlSchema =, systemId);
> In the class "org.apache.cxf.wsdl11.WSDLManagerImpl", the following line in
> function "loadDefinition(String url)" takes another 10 seconds to read WSDL,
> obviously it using wsdl4j which is also using DOM for XML parsing.
> Definition def = reader.readWSDL(wsdlLocator);
> Is it possible to switch to SAX for XML parsing instead of DOM??

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