|Subject:||.Net framework version|
We tried it with framework 1.1 vs 1.0. In the later version the not-too-slow bits got a bit less slow, and the oh-my-goodness-is-it-really-that-slow bits got slower.
Word on the street is that MS have the original author of MSXML working on refactoring it all big-time for .Net 2.0, which is an implilcit admission of just how bad it is. We shall see...