[erlang-questions] current xml parsers

Michał Ptaszek <>
Mon Mar 26 15:34:40 CEST 2012


Hi Roberto, 

you might want to be interested in looking at exml:
it's a very simple NIF-based parser built around 
expat library:
https://github.com/paulgray/exml

Basing on some of the simple benchmarks of my own it 
should be 2-3 times faster than xmerl.

Best regards,
Michal Ptaszek

----- Original Message -----
> Dear list,
> 
> does someone have recent considerations on xml parsers in terms of
> memory
> footprint, parsing speed and stability?
> 
> The ones I'm aware of are xmerl, erlsom [1] and the driver used in
> ejabberd
> (which unfortunately is GPL).
> 
> I don't care about DTD validation.
> 
> Thank you,
> 
> r.
> 
> [1] http://erlsom.sourceforge.net/erlsom.htm
> 
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