hexpat: wrapper for expat, the fast XML parser

[ bsd3, library, xml ] [ Propose Tags ]

Expat (http://expat.sourceforge.net/) is a stream-oriented XML parser written in C. It is known for being simple and fast.

There are already nice XML libraries in the Text.XML hierarchy. The reason to use Expat is when speed is of concern. From a benchmark that compares getting the length of the root node of a HaXml tree (presumably forcing parsing the entire file) against running an Expat parser with a registered start node handler, Expat is about 12 times faster. This is not a fair benchmark; HaXml does a lot more than this Expat library. But if Expat suffices, it is good for what it does.

Versions 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5, 0.6, 0.7, 0.8, 0.9, 0.10, 0.11, 0.12, 0.13, 0.14, 0.15, 0.15.1, 0.16, 0.17, 0.18, 0.18.1, 0.18.2, 0.18.3, 0.19, 0.19.1, 0.19.2, 0.19.3, 0.19.4, 0.19.5, 0.19.6, 0.19.7, 0.19.8, 0.19.9, 0.19.10, 0.20.1, 0.20.2, 0.20.3, 0.20.4, 0.20.5, 0.20.6, 0.20.7, 0.20.8, 0.20.9, 0.20.10, 0.20.11, 0.20.12, 0.20.13
Dependencies base, bytestring, haskell98 [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright (c) 2008 Evan Martin <martine@danga.com>
Author Evan Martin
Maintainer martine@danga.com
Category XML
Home page http://neugierig.org/software/darcs/browse/?r=hexpat;a=summary
Uploaded by EvanMartin at Mon Mar 3 01:19:15 UTC 2008
Distributions FreeBSD:0.20.9, LTSHaskell:0.20.13, NixOS:0.20.13, Stackage:0.20.13, openSUSE:0.20.13
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