On 9/7/05, Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com> wrote:
> > I changed xsl:copy-of to xsl:sequence and although the times
> > decreased, the observed
> > O(N^2) time complexity still holds for N > 1000.
>
> Yes, I would have expected both these effects. How much was the decrease, as
> a matter of interest?

Nodes          xsl:copy-of  Time (ms)     xsl:sequence Time (ms)
===============================================================
     100             156                             93
    1000            1656                            516
    5000           33516                           5296
   10000          136500                          19266
                    




Cheers,
Dimitre Novatchev