[thesite] meta description

Warden, Matt mwarden at mattwarden.com
Sun Jan 20 01:51:19 CST 2002

On Jan 19, .jeff had something to say about RE: [thesite] meta description

>> From: rudy
>> does our article search search both synopsis and
>> contents?
>no, it currently only searches the synopsis because you can't perform a LIKE
>on a long datatype.  hopefully moving towards a clob will solve this
>shortfall.  either way it doesn't really matter because i have some ideas
>regarding search for v3.0 anyway.

you can't perform a LIKE on a CLOB either. In fact, as i understand it,
there is more support for searching LONGs than there is for searching
LOBs. To search a LOB, you need a package called DBMS_LOB (not 100% sure
on the name, but it's something like that).


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