evaluating predicate on XML documents.
jsulmont at us.oracle.com
Tue Sep 21 20:36:10 BST 1999
Could anyone please tell me what would be the best way to evaluate
predicates based on the content of XML documents?
Xpath allow to point at part of a document, and this yields to problems:
1) the sub-document pointed at may be a tree itself, or
2) assuming it's a leaf, I see no way to express a predicate (i.e.
'xpath expression' greater than 3)
If XQL (as XML query language) were out, it could be used like in:
select true from ... where PREDICATE;
Thank-you in advance,
jean-marie sulmont 1000 SW Broadway suite 1200
developer Portland Oregon, 97205
Oracle Corporation Phone: (503) 525-8057
jsulmont at us.oracle.com Fax: (503) 525-8000
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