[xsl] Re: XSL-List Digest V3 #432

Subject: [xsl] Re: XSL-List Digest V3 #432
From: Dave Gomboc <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 11:33:18 -0700 (MST)
> Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 13:37:21 -0500
> From: Steven.C.Kienle@xxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re[2]: Possible new key () function (Was: Re: [xsl] Finding t
>   We should remember that early database technologies required keys to 
>   be explicitly used during data access.  SQL improved things, but it 
>   still requires that someone define what keys are likely to be used 
>   (via CREATE INDEX statements/constraints).

Hmm.  AFAIK it is now common for databases to create temporary indexes
(that live for the duration of the operation) to accelerate operations
involving joins.

>   Perhaps this can be changed now, but I think a lot more thought would 
>   need to be put into it before a workable alternative could be 
>   designed.

Fair enough!

>      Steve

Dave Gomboc

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