There are two ways to do this. One is as CLOBs. In
Oracle 9i, these can be indexed and queried with XPath, although I'm not
sure that would be of any use to you. The other way is with an
object-relational mapping using the Oracle XML SQL Utility for Java.
Ujjwal B Soni <baroda, gujarat, india> <+919909981973>
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