[xquery-talk] Regular Expression search
jsnelson at sleepycat.com
Fri Dec 16 10:40:33 PST 2005
Michael Kay wrote:
>>Search and querying are very different. Search is basically for
>>document-centric XML (like XHTML), where as querying is for
>>XML (like invoices, etc). If you're using regular expressions for
>>data-centric XML, then I'd say you have a design flaw - but
>>not if you
>>are using them for document-centric XML.
> That seems very simplistic to me, for a number of reasons.
Of course, you're absolutely right. My statement was a big
over-generalisation - and only meant as a sort of "rule of thumb".
John Snelson, Berkeley DB XML Engineer
Sleepycat Software, Inc
Contracted to Sleepycat through Parthenon Computing Ltd
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