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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at MBAY dot NET>
Subject: RE: single quotes in text datatypes
Date: Apr 16 1998 4:50PM
Adam Naylor writes:
> 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!
Use the generic quote operators:
$dbh->dbproc(qq[The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog's tail.]);
> Adam Naylor
> > ----------
> > From: David Carter
> > Sent: 16 April 1998 15:47
> > To: SYBPERL-L@trln.lib.unc.edu
> > Subject: single quotes in text datatypes
> > Hi,
> > Hope this is an easy one for my first posting:
> > How do I insert a TEXT datatype containing a '?
> > Read the FAQ, but didn't find a satisfactory solution (the description for
> > dbsafestr seems to imply that it will convert ' to "). It's not correct to
> > say `David"s book`. Besides - it looks wierd. As would `David`s Book`.
> > Perhaps I should invent a code like &^*$-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.'
> > Help!
> > Many TIA,
> > David.
> > SOL Bors.
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