[FoRK] Now with magic pixie dust!

Gavin Thomas Nicol gtn at rbii.com
Fri May 21 14:43:24 PDT 2004

On Friday 21 May 2004 05:24 pm, Meltsner, Kenneth wrote:
> So, in the end it's "naïve" vs. "sophisticated,"
> not "software" vs. "hardware."

That's generally true unless you are exploiting some fundamental bit-parallel 
approach in hardware that software alone makes hard or impossible. I 
personally think there *are* good reasons for doing hardware for XML/data 
processing, but speeding up XPath isn't one of them....

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