I think this is still useful stuff to a lot of us, although you should keep in mind that the table(xmlsequence(extract())) construct will be, in time, out lived by the XMLTABLE function. Also XMLTABLE supports XPath V2, the table(xmlsequence(extract())) doesn’t. The XMLTABLE function is available from Oracle database version 10.2.
Dimitri Gielis had last Sunday a XML related question for me about the XMLDB extract function and the use of multiple namespaces. He needed the solution for the (beta) Google Map tab in DG Tournament.
You probably know the following DBURI function (available / supported since 9.0.?):
The following is a simple example regarding the HTML output of HTTPURITYPE (also that my US domain name registration provider is doing unasked stuff regarding c19.statcounter.com service). One of the reasons that it becomes time to switch domain name providers…