Re: find out how many times particular character occur in given string.

From: Bob Jones <email_at_me.not>
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2008 18:21:32 -0600
Message-ID: <ceD0l.11316$>

"Mladen Gogala" <> wrote in message news:ght5tq$kgq$
> On Thu, 11 Dec 2008 19:46:53 -0600, Bob Jones wrote:
>> Yes, let's crank up the Perl engine.
> Quite seriously: IMHO one should always use the right tool for the job at
> hand. SQL is not the right tool for the string manipulation tasks.

In this case, SQL works just fine.

> Perl is
> much better for that purpose and it has well defined Oracle bindings.

No doubt, but I don't think that was what OP looking for. Received on Fri Dec 12 2008 - 18:21:32 CST

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