[xquery-talk] SQL Server 2005
rpbourret at rpbourret.com
Sun Jan 22 23:31:13 PST 2006
Michael Rys wrote:
> 1) I am not going to evangelize functionality that I do not implement...
> And it is not my problem if nobody writes about it...
This is precisely the kind of steady business focus that has given
Microsoft a black eye in the idealistic world of programmers. Shame,
> 3) As Kent says, you should use PATH mode in most cases. EXPLICIT mode
> should only be used under the following circumstances:
> 1. You already have it running...
> 2. Sometimes it still executes faster than nested FOR XML PATH but not
> 3. You are a masochist...
Looks like I need to take a closer look at FOR XML PATH...
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