Search Values of Array in "One Go"
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Aug 26 13:02:19 EDT 2017
Alex Tweedly wrote:
> I think regex (or multiple string comparisons) is too limited a way to
> I would want to be able to do numeric comparisons, range comparisons,
> e.g. x is a number, x<25, 24 < x < 33, etc.
The problem of querying hierarchically-ordered data has been around for
a long time, and XQuery is a popular solution (at least when that data
Of course associative arrays are simpler than XML, so any XQuery-like
solution crafted for LC could be even simpler to use.
But XQuery is quite powerful, probably a good model to consider for
handling the variety of use-cases we'd want such a generalized query
system to handle.
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