Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] XML support in database
Author Olivier Mascia
Sunday 06 Apr 2003, 16:07, Nickolay Samofatov écrivait :

> Hello, Helen !
> >We can do *much* better than all this - via blob filters. I make it
> >plural, because I don't think it's going to be a case of "one size fits
> >all". For example, standard XML may be too limiting and we'd want to have
> >a SGML filter too; and XHTML and ....
> Of course, Helen. I know about UDFs and BLOB filters.
> I was not proposing to built XML support into the very core engine.
> It would make it a way too complex and messy.
> We need to extend capability of engine to allow to write packages (something
> like in Oracle)
> using PSQL and other languages (probably C/C++). This is not too difficult,
> in fact
> as we have stored procedures, UDFs and blob filters. All we need is to
> extend their abilities a little.

Embed a JVM in the engine to let people write stored procs, udfs, blob
filters in Java language ? They'd be able to manipulate xml easily if
they were provided with Java in some way.

Was just a morning thought.

Best Regards,
Olivier Mascia