[xquery-talk] Regular Expression search

Martin Probst martin at x-hive.com
Thu Dec 15 15:53:05 PST 2005


> It's not impossible - although I don't know of any XML database that 
> does use indexes for regular expressions at the moment.

Are you sure? It's probably possible for simple cases (e.g. "Foo|Bar"),
but for general regular expressions? How would you do that?

Apart from that, if you need regular expressions to search your XML,
there's probably a major problem with your XML design ;-)


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