I have been annoyed at the lack of string and full text handling in SQL
7.0 (yes I know it has a search service, but have you tried using it)
so I decided to create a generic plug and play set of routines for use
from T-SQL. Well, I have done just that and I am reasonably proud of
My question is, would there be any interest from the group in placing
these under an open source agreement of some kind?
In return, I would require active feedback on the functions and any
optimisations that could possibly be made. This helps all of us, you
get a ready made set of functions and we all get a fully debugged
generic full text indexing engine.
I would also need some feedback on ease of use, adaptability, features
required and constructive criticism.
So, before I spend hours putting documentation together, publishing a
site and posting the results here, is there any real interest in this?
subject line of 'FTX' please. Please remove the anti spam from my email
By the way, it consists of five tables and six procedures and should
work with datasets of any size (in use on 1 million row book database).
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