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From: Adam Naylor <Adam dot Naylor at mail dot sema dot co dot uk>
Subject: RE: single quotes in text datatypes
Date: Apr 16 1998 4:15PM
The secret is to do something like this:
dbproc->dbcmd("The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog's tail.");
This should work without resorting to DBSAFESTR.
Gets interesting if you want both quotes in a string, though!
> From: David Carter
> Sent: 16 April 1998 15:47
> To: SYBPERL-L@trln.lib.unc.edu
> Subject: single quotes in text datatypes
> Hope this is an easy one for my first posting:
> How do I insert a TEXT datatype containing a '?
> Read the FAQ, but didn't find a satisfactory solution (the description for
> dbsafestr seems to imply that it will convert ' to "). It's not correct to
> say `David"s book`. Besides - it looks wierd. As would `David`s Book`.
> Perhaps I should invent a code like &^*$-m, which should
> never occur in text, to mean ' :-)
> The Que Sybase book I've got says "TEXT and IMAGE" types are the same, yet
> our server cries when I try to feed it 0x..... expecting a TEXT type. It
> also cries when I try to feed it 'The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy
> dog's tail.'
> Many TIA,
> SOL Bors.