> -----Original Message-----
> From: Z39.50 Next-Generation Initiative [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf
> Mike Taylor
> Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2005 4:57 AM
> What, in the name of all that is holy, is it _doing_? Remember that
> the 46ms elapsed-time for the SRU version of the test includes time
> to _parse_ the returned XML, which tends to be _much_ more demanding
> than building a structure.
Sorry, I didn't explain that part carefully enough. I do not parse the
returned message. I scan the message for the string "numberOfRecords>"
and pull out the number that follows it. That's much, much easier than
parsing the record.