I refactored the function that I found at the following URL... look for the answer posted by "dudeNumber4"...
CREATE FUNCTION dbo.StripHtmlTags
(@HtmlText XML )
SELECT contents.value('.', 'nvarchar(max)')
SELECT contents = chunks.chunk.query('.') FROM @HtmlText.nodes('/') AS chunks(chunk)
I tried turning it into an iTVF instead of a scalar function and it took twice as long to run.
is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for R
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code: Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
Although they tell us that they want it real bad, our primary goal is to ensure that we dont actually give it to them that way.
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