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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: Returning duplicate names
Date: Sep 8 1999 8:07PM

kvk@hmco.com writes:
 > 
 > 
 > >	select "col_name" = sp.pid, "other col name" = sl.name
 > 
 > I used to do that but find--
 > 
 > 	select	sp.pid	    col_name
 > 	,	sl.name	    other_col_ name
 > 
 > syntax is much more elegant.  Is the "" = syntax a Sybase-ism?

It may be a Sybase-ism. It's what I'm used to from the 4.x versions of 
Sybase :-)

I also find it easier to read:

	select "col_name"       = sp.pid
	     , "other col name" = sl.name

than the ANSI version, but that's probably a matter of taste...

Michael
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