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From Kathey Marsden <kmarsdende...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject Re: Language based matching
Date Wed, 12 Jul 2006 17:01:00 GMT
Rick Hillegas wrote:

[ some interesting stuff about performance]

> LIKE is going to be a pile of work. I think your LOCALE_MATCHES 
> function will have to duplicate a lot of the code in Derby. At the end 
> of the day, you will replace LIKE with LOCALE_MATCHES and so lose the 
> performance-enhancing query pre-processing which DERBY does for %. 
> Here the weeds have become too thick for me.
So are you saying the answer to the question:
"Is there some easy Java regular expression matching function  like 
String.matches(Collator collator, String pattern, String value)? "

is "No"


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