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Re: BINDing using a weak reference

From: Eric Sedlar <esedlar@us.oracle.com>
Date: Thu, 09 Dec 1999 09:27:53 -0800
Message-ID: <384FE699.85F70CD6@us.oracle.com>
To: ccjason@us.ibm.com
CC: "Geoffrey M. Clemm" <geoffrey.clemm@rational.com>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Of course you will build an index.  That's the problem, because you are
locating the data without traversing the collection hierarchy to find the
data.  Let's say you find a hit using that index.  That item may actually
have been deleted because you have deferred garbage collection, and there is
no way to update the index to remove that item until the actual resource has
been deleted.  If you were traversing the hierarchy as well, you wouldn't
find that item if it would be garbage collected later because there wouldn't
be a path to find it.

--Eric

ccjason@us.ibm.com wrote:

> >>
> I can tell you
> that if most Oracle customers are offered the choice of having a bunch of
> great neat content management functionality at the price of decreasing
> search performance, they will stick with the search performance.  Nothing
> irritates users more than waiting for search results.
> >>
> On the comment I quoted above...Are we talking about text searches?
> You did mention text searches above.
> If performance were important,
> wouldn't you build an index and just use the index to service queries?
> ... just like most search systems do?   If you use an index,  the amount
> of time users wait for search results is not really relevant to your
> point.  The performance will be the same either way.
Received on Thursday, 9 December 1999 12:36:39 GMT

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