Re: Undocumented Oracle Functions

From: Robert Freeman <>
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2008 17:19:56 -0700 (PDT)
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I confess that I love such things from a techno weenie point of view. I hate them from a manager point of view. Nothing makes me cringe more than thinking some developer would use such functions in production code only to find that they no longer work after the next upgrade since they are not "supported" or "documented".

As Fatboy Slim says...

You can go with this, or you can go with that.....

Thanks for pointing them out Jared!!


 Robert G. Freeman
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  • Original Message ---- From: Jared Still <> To: Oracle-L Freelists <> Sent: Wednesday, October 1, 2008 6:06:50 PM Subject: Undocumented Oracle Functions

Some of these may be new to you.

It's time to find the new ones in 11g. :)


Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist
-- Received on Wed Oct 01 2008 - 19:19:56 CDT

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