|Oracle8i Application Developer's Guide - XML
Release 3 (8.1.7)
Part Number A86030-01
Using interMedia Text to Search and Retrieve Data from XML Documents, 7 of 22
XML text is aVARCHAR2 or CLOB type in an Oracle8i database table with character semantics.
interMedia Text can also deal with documents on a file system or on URLs. We do not consider these document types here.
To simplify the examples included in this chapter we consider a subset of the interMedia Text options.
We have made the following assumptions here:
1 Other parameter types are available for CREATE INDEX and ALTER INDEX. These are DATASTORE, FILTER, LEXER, STOPLIST, and WORDLIST.