I just saw Daniel Fink’s – OptimalDBA – blog post: When is a sql statement too long? When the following OTN XMLDB Forum post popped up in my mind… “xquery” versus “select xmlquery” and passing clauses. It tells the story about using bind variables and its performance issues, some alternative ways of dealing with things, charactersets and the ORA-19102 error (“XQuery string literal expected”), ORA-19114 (“Error during parsing the XQuery expression: string”) or ORA-01704 (“String literal too long”).
So when is a XQuery string too long…?
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