On Thursday 25 October 2001 15:08, Rick Emery wrote:
> First, I wouldn't use length(), I'd use REGEXP:   SELECT * FROM
> foo_table WHERE fieldname REGEXP '..+'
> It's quicker.
regular expression is faster then a length() call? that's seems 
strange considering how complex a regexp can be

with regexp, it takes 0.13sec on a simple table with lenght it is 


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