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So why don't you
1) do your searches before encoding
2) decode to some temporary location for the purpose of searching
3) encode your search expression with the same encoder and procedure as well
I think I know that now, thanks to Anonymous Monk. I will be using "prepared statements" in Java to load the SQL. As I understand it, then one does not have to encode text for insertion.
Aren't I on the right track then Ikegami?
I thought this link might be helpful for others: Prepared SQL statements in Java
shiny regexes and rules offered by Perl 6
other CPAN module
by looking at it on my monitor
I print it and I read it in spare time
first I convert it into $FORMAT, then I parse it
I hire someone to do it
using my custom module
I write a brand new language to do the task
on the server where I play as human, XML is forbidden
what is XML?
I speak XML natively
I write a new grammar for Perl 6
some other way
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