Great job, John. Can you share the link for the dictionary download that you used? I ask because most word lists seem to be rather unabridged when it comes to highly offensive words and know that you're rather diligent and might have found one that doesn't contain such words.
I also agree on the idea of using Inline Table Value Functions (iTVF) as an Inline Scalar Function (iSF) rather than using regular Scalar Functions for performance especially if you have large tables to anonymize.
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.
"If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur."--Red Adair
"Change is inevitable... change for the better is not."
When you put the right degree of spin on it, the number 3|8
is also a glyph that describes the nature of a DBAs job. 😉
How to post code problems
Create a Tally Function (fnTally)