> Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2005 14:21:44 -0500
> From: "LeVan,Ralph" <[log in to unmask]>
> I wrote a simple SRW client that reads queries from a file.  [...]
> Average response time for the queries is 445ms.
> [...]
> I then tried making the SRW message by hand, similar to building the
> SRU URL.  [...] Average response time is 46ms.

Woah!  Dude!

You're saying that the toolkit you were using to build your SRW XML
packets was taking ten times as long as everything else you're doing
_including network overhead_?  Man, that is one deeply doo-dooey toolkit.

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