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Re: IndexedDB and RegEx search

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2012 08:05:24 -0400
Message-ID: <501FB304.3070705@nokia.com>
To: ext Michael Brooks <firealwaysworks@gmail.com>
CC: public-webapps@w3.org
On 7/31/12 2:17 PM, ext Michael Brooks wrote:
> I like IndexedDB and non-relational databases.  One feature that is 
> very useful is the ability to search by regular expression:
> http://www.mongodb.org/display/DOCS/Advanced+Queries#AdvancedQueries-RegularExpressions
>
> By not having this feature,  I can't port my application to IndexedDB 
> from WebSQL because it relies upon LIKE statements for text search.  
> Text search could easily be replaced by a RegEx search,  however this 
> feature is unfortunately not apart of IndexedDB.  It seems like this 
> feature was just forgotten when writing the spec of IndexedDB.

FYI, I added RegEx search to the IDB "feature list" i.e. features for 
v1+ <http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/wiki/IndexedDatabaseFeatures>.

-AB
Received on Monday, 6 August 2012 12:05:58 GMT

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