SQL call formatting style

David Miller justdave at syndicomm.com
Tue Apr 1 17:50:53 UTC 2003

On 3/29/03 10:39 PM +0000, Gervase Markham wrote:

> Anyway, we are now going round in circles, and it's time for a justdave
> ruling :-)
> Dave? Pick a "standard", or say there's none and everyone can use
> whatever quoting style they like.

If I had to pick a preference, I'd go for the q{} stuff, personally.  Once
you get past that initial hurdle of realizing it's a way to quote, I find
it much easier to read, and you don't have to worry about quoting quotes
inside it, which can cause coding errors if you're not careful with normal
quotes. :)  And vim seems perfectly happy to syntax highlight it correctly

My general practice has been to use q{} or qq{} in situations where there
will be quotes inside the string, and in line nearby the ones done that was
for consistency, and "" or '' otherwise, which actually, now that I look at
it, is exactly what it says in 'man perlstyle' which is what we've already
stated is our guide for coding style. :)
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