Re: SQLPLUS training, why?
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2010 19:38:00 +1100
Kellyn Pedersen wrote,on my timestamp of 29/12/2010 2:10 AM:
> Yes and then some... considering the technical level of many who will be
> attending, do you really want them playing around with regular expressions?? I
> was referring to ones who might use MSWord, Text editors and Excel spreadsheets
> to create SQL that could be easily generated inside SQL Plus. When I picture
> these folks, I would never consider just throwing them into the deep end of the
> pool with RE's and say, "Swim!" :)
If there is one thing that drives me nuts with that mob - and the Toad/sqldeveloper one as well - it's the blank lines in between a single SQL statement: guaranteed to screw up a long script when run from SQL*Plus...
I now run a vim macro through every script originating from that stable!
-- Cheers Nuno Souto in sunny Sydney, Australia dbvision_at_iinet.net.au -- http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-lReceived on Wed Dec 29 2010 - 02:38:00 CST