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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: [RT] Is speed slow because we use the document() function for skinconf?
Date Fri, 24 Oct 2003 10:01:05 GMT
Robert Koberg wrote:
> Hi,
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: news [] On Behalf Of Nicola Ken Barozzi
>>Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2003 11:50 PM
>>A note to myself & others: maybe using the document() function in
>>stylesheets means that every call parses skinconf.xml...
> In the same transformation, no. Even if you have two:
> <xsl:apply-templates select="document('something')/root/folder"/>
> And 
> <xsl:apply-templates select="document('something')/root/page"/>
> The xml is parsed/brought-into the transformation only once.

That's what I suspected. The problem is that each file is transformed by 
4 different stylesheets, and two surely use skinconf.

That would mean at least two extra parsings for each file being 
processed, hoping that imported files share the instance, or else it's 
up to at least 4.

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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