Pouria, reg-exp might be the only function that we throw away, because (1) it does the same thing as matches(...) and (2) the name is confusing. Other than that, I don't think we removed any AQL functions:-) Sorry for the inconvenience!
Best, Yingyi On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 12:00 AM, Pouria Pirzadeh <pouria.pirza...@gmail.com > wrote: > Thanks Yingyi for your prompt reply and help. > w.r.t my question about documentation, I have been aware of the functions > documentation and I have been using it. I was mainly looking for a place > where keeps track of changes in functions in the sense that if function > foo() is replaced with bar() the document captures the change (some sort of > similar to deprecated functions in Java docs where it points you to the > correct/newer function that needs to be used). However, I guess we do not > have such a place and one really needs to keep an eye on the check-in > changes list if he uses functions extensively. > > Thanks again for your help and info. > > Pouria > > On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 11:45 PM, Yingyi Bu <buyin...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Pouria, > > > > Here is the function documentation: > > https://ci.apache.org/projects/asterixdb/sqlpp/builtins.html > > > > >> If yes, then what is regexp_contains@2 function ? > > It checks if the first argument contains a regular expression pattern > > defined by the second argument. > > > > >> Can matches@2 and regexp_contains@2 be used interchangeably ? > > Yes, they're the same. > > > > Best, > > Yingyi > > > > > > On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 11:39 PM, Pouria Pirzadeh < > > pouria.pirza...@gmail.com > > > wrote: > > > > > Hi, > > > > > > Is reg-exp@2 function now renamed to (or replaced with) matches@2 ? > > > If yes, then what is regexp_contains@2 function ? > > > Can matches@2 and regexp_contains@2 be used interchangeably ? > > > > > > Is there a place (documentation) that captures such function changes ? > It > > > is painful as a query that has been working for 3 years against the > > system, > > > suddenly starts breaking after a binary update with an undefined > function > > > error. > > > > > > Thanks. > > > Pouria > > > > > >