[sword-devel] We need XML parser

Chris Little sword-devel@crosswire.org
Thu, 6 Jun 2002 14:30:07 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 6 Jun 2002, Jan Paul Schmidt wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 11:18:18AM -0700, Chris Little wrote:
> > Expat looks good if we do need and can afford XML parsing.
> If you really think about adding XML parsing, consider libxml, too. It
> is lightweight and has a real fast implementation. But I would suggest a
> format which includes indexes of the words, so you could implement a
> real fast search through a text. But it does not look like Sword is
> going this way.

We have this, we just don't use it yet.  We will likely re-examine the 
issue of fast indexed searches after all module data has been compressed.