I need to quickly parse a large XML file. I didn’t want to use DOM
parsing since this way you end up with the whole file in the memory. I
looked at writing my own SAX-style parser and came across this post:
My question is about reading the file from the hard drive into the
Won’t File.open…read read the whole file in the memory? If yes, then
nothing was gained. I might just as well read and parse the document
using DOM since it is easier.