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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Auto-buffering in BaseSerializer
Date Sun, 28 Nov 1999 00:31:02 GMT
Assaf Arkin wrote:
> I had a bad experience with this in the past. Someone did a performance
> test on OpenXML without buffering the input, the parser went
> exponentially slow as the file size increased. Ever since I always
> buffer.
> And yes, my applications tend to do double and triple buffering because
> I can never expect a buffer to be done on either side of a library call.
> But it's still way faster than having no buffering ;-)

What about 

  writer = (writer instanceof BufferedWriter) ? writer : new

this is _way_ better than triple buffering, IMO.


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