[Interest] QtXml deprecated, should I rewrite code that uses QDomDocument?

Niels Dekker mymailfromqt at xs4all.nl
Fri Aug 9 14:51:05 CEST 2013

On 2013-08-09 14:33, Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
>> Are there other (technical) reasons for me to stop using QDomDocument?
> It's hell slow. Use pugixml [1] instead, it's MUCH faster (even if compared with
> QXmlStreamReader), and it's API is similar to QDom (both are DOM parsers).
> [1] http://pugixml.org

Thanks, Konstantin, I very much appreciate your suggestion. However, the 
XML files we're reading are rather small, so I'm not yet sure if it's 
worth replacing QDomDocument, merely for performance reasons. Also I 
have mixed feelings about getting an extra third party library 
dependency. So anyone please let me know if there are still more reasons 
to stop using QDomDocument  :-)

Kind regards, Niels
Niels Dekker
Scientific programmer at LKEB, Leiden University Medical Center

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