Re: Invalid character???

From: Laurenz Albe <>
Date: 21 Aug 2008 15:16:32 GMT
Message-ID: <>

Tim Slattery <> wrote:

>> You know, computers are a bit picky about syntax and don't
>> "know what you mean".

> I know, I know... My DBA, across the room, swears that he used the
> original syntax ({call ? := getReporterData(?)}, then execute() and
> getObject) with the Oracle driver that came with OracleXE, and it
> worked. I'm using WebLogic 8, I guess it has different drivers. But it
> doesn't make sense to me that changing drivers should necessitate
> changing your syntax. Getting new functionallity which requires new
> syntax forms, yes; but not invalidating previously perfectly good
> syntax.

I bet you for a beer that the syntax has not changed and that your DBA is guilty of perjury. The { ... } Syntax is SQL standard.

Laurenz Albe Received on Thu Aug 21 2008 - 10:16:32 CDT

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