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Re: In search of an efficient query abstractor

by talexb (Canon)
on Dec 08, 2008 at 02:35 UTC ( #728837=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to In search of an efficient query abstractor

If one of the existing Perl modules already mentioned doesn't do it for you, I'd highly recommend a state machine; SQL is (from what I know) well enough defined that it should be quite a fun little exercise. However, I wouldn't do it character by character -- that's insane -- I'd go word by word (or rather, token by token).

And while I love C for its speed, I'd probably write it in Perl for speed of development -- at least until I started having performance problems anyways.

Alex / talexb / Toronto

"Groklaw is the open-source mentality applied to legal research" ~ Linus Torvalds

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