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Re: What is the logic of storing XML in a Database?

From: JOG <jog_at_cs.nott.ac.uk>
Date: 29 Mar 2007 08:35:53 -0700
Message-ID: <1175182553.476214.136870@b75g2000hsg.googlegroups.com>


On Mar 29, 4:29 pm, "Marshall" <marshall.spi..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 29, 6:52 am, "Cimode" <cim..._at_hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> > View network sharing seems however to be the only fundamentally
> > optimal solution. The receiver of some EDI information is simply a
> > remote user from the perspective of the dbms. In such perspective,
> > defining views the receiver can interpretate and openning the right
> > ports (with an adequate TCPIP topology) is much simpler than adding an
> > entire applicative layer to handle the *carrying* of some
> > encapsulated message. In other words, I strongly doubt of the real
> > need for sending a message (be it CSV or XML or anything) as opposed
> > to simply sharing a view.
>
> I strongly agree.
>
> I'll go a bit further. I imagine a world where the schema that
> a given piece of client software is embedded in that client.
> When it connects with the dbms, it tell the dbms the schema
> it expects, and the dbms dynamically constructs a view for
> that client, if possible.
>
> Marshall

</writes down feverishy into some sort of funding proposal> Received on Thu Mar 29 2007 - 10:35:53 CDT

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