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From Eugeny N Dzhurinsky <eugeny...@jdevelop.com>
Subject Re: search
Date Thu, 13 Oct 2005 11:51:14 GMT
On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 01:47:32PM +0200, David Nuescheler wrote:
> > ok, but what if i need to find some node by the part of it's name?
> > The query  //*[starts-with(name(),'node4')]
> > complains about starts-with function, which is not implemented. As I can see
> > from the documentation (JSR 170) there're no starts-with and name functions..
> because of limitations of existing commercial repositories complex
> path operations have been excluded from the spec. i would advise to search
> or filter based on properties instead. this seems to be something
> that may be more portable amongst repositories, even if we would (and i am
> not saying we should) implement something like a start-with
> method in jackrabbit.

Well, okay, but even if I will have some property to search for, will I be
able to use contains() function in similar way as starts-with?

> ... and to be totally honest, i would really be interested in the use case that
> you are operating on. why would someone look for a node name starting
> with 'node4' ??

Well, I'm just testing the JackRabbit's performance, i'd like to know the
speed I could archieve if I need to search for something.

Eugene N Dzhurinsky

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