Subject Re: [Firebird-general] Web Administration of Firebird
Author Phil Shrimpton
On Friday 23 July 2004 01:16, Dave Benjamin wrote:


> > Native XML storage? What's that supposed to mean? Rubbish!
> Yes, it's a horribly misleading and confusing term. I think that when
> people say they want "native XML", what they really want is an XML column
> type that supports DOM, XPATH, or some other XML-specific operations.
> This is not a bad idea, IHMO.

When/if Firebird gains the ability to use Java/.Net/etc in the engine, a lot
of this will come 'for free'. Obviously the ability to issue XQuery
'queries' etc. from clients is a different story.