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Re: newby (very) question on XML DB theory

From: Jan Hidders <jan.hidders_at_REMOVETHIS.pandora.be>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 22:24:58 GMT
Message-ID: <_Sifc.71601$8Y.4733048@phobos.telenet-ops.be>


Dawn M. Wolthuis wrote:
> "Jan Hidders" <jan.hidders_at_REMOVETHIS.pandora.be> wrote in message
> news:Eyhfc.71539$0O2.4854903_at_phobos.telenet-ops.be...

>>Dawn M. Wolthuis wrote:
>>>"Jan Hidders" <jan.hidders_at_REMOVETHIS.pandora.be> wrote in message
>>>news:CWXec.70566$IX6.4421683_at_phobos.telenet-ops.be...

>
> <snip>
>
> From:
>
>>>LIST COURSES WITH INSTRUCTOR_LAST_NAME LIKE "VAN..."

>
> to:
>
>>//Courses[starts-with(.//@instructor_last_name, "VAN")]

>
> That's how far we have moved in 40 years?

No, it's just a single XQuery expression that shows that a certain query is not as complicated in XQuery as you implied it was. Why you or anyone would think that one such example describes completely and in all aspects "how far we have moved" is beyond me and strikes me as a bit simplistic.

Received on Wed Apr 14 2004 - 17:24:58 CDT

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