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From Taewoo Kim <>
Subject Re: Function name change: contains() -> string-contains()
Date Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:57:04 GMT

Related to the full-text search, a string function named *contains*() will
be renamed to *string-contains*() soon. Also, "*text*" will become a
reserved word just like "for" or "where".  It will happen soon as the first
step to the full-text search merge. Here are more details about this change:

On Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 6:25 PM, Taewoo Kim <> wrote:

> Hello All,
> I would like to suggest a current function name change. I am currently
> working on Full Text Search features. XQuery Full-text search spec [1]
> states that for a full-text search, the syntax is *RangeExpr ( "contains"
> "text" FTSelection FTIgnoreOption? )?*. As you see, we are going to use
> "contains text something". And we already have contains() function [2] that
> does a substring match.  So, in order to remove possible ambiguities
> between two features, *contains()* will be renamed to *string-contains()*
> when I merge my index-only branch to the master if there is no strong
> opinion on this. Thank you. I will send another note as my merge
> progresses. Thank you.
> [1]
> [2]
> site/asterix-doc/aql/functions.html#StringFunctions
> Best,
> Taewoo

Thank you.


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